Joel Gaff Jr.

April 18, 2022

What’s the easiest way to become a computer software developer?

I have no idea, but here's a look at the start of my journey: Joel — More at
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December 22, 2021

Getting Back in Shape Like I Never Imagined

I spent much of 2021 trying to recover from a few nagging injuries that had been plaguing me since late 2020. I finally started to get back into the swing of things in the mid-2021, and had some ups and downs since then. I’ve always been a lone wolf kind of individual in my training. I’ve rarely participated in group classes, especiall...
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April 26, 2021

High Five

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March 16, 2021

Symmetry and Opposites

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March 13, 2021


In 2020 I finally got into a solid habit of reading. I got a Kindle, which was a game changer for me, and I started listening to audio books while working out. Both of these new-to-me media helped me go from maybe reading a book or two a year, to 17 books in 2020. Over the past few months I've been spending a lot of my time building a ...
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March 5, 2021

Learning to Let Go

For the last 12 years or so Endurance Evolution has been a big part of my life. I’ve helped lead the team in planning and producing a handful of running races and triathlons each year, as well as a timing services division that timed 40 or so races each season. The company was built slowly. We started small and grew organically. We onl...
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March 4, 2021

Hey, World.

I've written quite a bit at, but my writing has lapsed. I still want that to be where I post my writing, but the sheer simplicity of writing here at HEY World is freeing. No need to worry about formatting, no need to worry about layout. Just write and send, and it's posted. Just like writing an email to the world. Simple. ...
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