Updates for 02-2023
## Personal stuff
### The road to 7a (bouldering)
I really want to nail the 7a this year. Turns out, my bouldering gym offers personal training. 3 sessions of an hour. After 2 sessions, I am even more excited. It sure is more difficult to climb when you have to think about what you do, but I feel I am making progress. 10/10 would recommend.
### Going to concerts again!
Having kids (6 and 3 years old) makes sure that time is scarce. I thought that going to concerts was a thing of the past, especially after the pandemic. I am not subscribed to newsletters of venues anymore, so I miss quite a lot of opportunities as well. A colleague of mine does not. Lucky me!
After a couple of concerts now, I could not be more happy to stand in a closed space with to much people around listening to really hard music again! Man, did I missed this!
## Work stuff
### Frontend Masters subscription
I decided to sign up for Frontend Masters with my education budget this year. It is awesome. The learning paths that they offer are great and the content is of such a high level.
### Mixed feelings about the ranting on React
I feel personally attacked by all the ranting and Keith J Grant formulated my feelings exactly in his post React Pays the Bills
That is to say, now that an opportunity has presented itself to reevaluate our current Front-end stack. I am thinking hard about what a framework-less front-end setup of a large website would look like.