the other me might even be better than this one

Starting my dream job

August 20, 2023 — Gideon Mayhak

I've been putting off writing this post for a while, so I'm going to keep it brief so I get it out there. TL;DR: I am now working part-time with MBOA, the team behind JMP. You can read more about JMP in my previous blog post. You can read some of my immediate thoughts in this blog post.


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Phone freedom: making the JMP

June 12, 2023 — Gideon Mayhak

JMP celebrates their official launch today after being in beta for over 6 years. I have been a customer since October 2022, and I ported my main phone number in January. If you've called or texted me in the last five months, it went through JMP.

I have never been happier with a paid service. The quality of the service, the support from the staff and community, and the response to reported issues have all been top-notch. I've literally had bugs fixed within hours of reporting them, and I get to chat with the main developers on a daily basis.

In this post I'll recap my personal history using the public switched telephone network (PSTN) and detail why you should consider switching to JMP. It could save you hundreds of dollars a year!


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Summer 2021 updates

July 21, 2021 — Gideon Mayhak

The past couple months flew by as Sarah and I have been getting settled into our new house. Weekdays have been filled with trips to Menards, and weekends have mostly been trips to see family. I don't want this blog to fall by the wayside completely, so here's a short recap of how things are going.


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New beginnings

November 13, 2020 — Gideon Mayhak

How did I get here?

My name is Gideon Mayhak, and I'm currently living in Bridgewater, VA, with my wife, Sarah. We're both from Wisconsin originally; I was born and raised in Wisconsin Rapids and she was born in Merrill. A teaching job at James Madison University brought Sarah to Virginia in 2015, and I followed her when we got married on May 16, 2016. I ended up with a job at JMU, too.

I write this first post of few as we look forward to moving back to Wisconsin sometime next year. Sarah got a teaching job at WITC in Rice Lake, WI. I plan to follow a little closer this time.


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