I grew up vowing I would never – never – ever be like my dad. He’s not a terrible man; he’s just done some terrible things. But since high school, when the admirable image of my dad disintegrated and I began to use my mind to really understand what was going on and what he… Continue reading Pops
each day i add to my yesterdays, the more i understand how important - no, that's an understatement - how integral planning is to life. or at least life the way i want to live it. it determines my outlook, my approach, my execution, and my sense of accomplishment. without planning, none of these things exist. if i… Continue reading
Sometimes life is good. You wear jeans to work (lol sounds so elementary but whatever). It only takes you 40 minutes to get to the office instead of the usual 1 hour and 5 minutes. Your dad bought a coffee machine so you have a fighting chance against narcolepsy while on the road. The podcast you selected… Continue reading Friday
I spent Monday through Thursday (today) in San Diego at a client. Driving back today, I felt a little overwhelmed with work and alla that stuff. I hadn't run my 3 miles for the day according to my training plan. I got home around 8pm and wondered, sprawled on my floor in my running clothes,… Continue reading Paths
Having an awesome travel partner makes the biggest difference. It's the difference of feeling comfortable enough to do and say what you want and still meeting the other human being where they're at. Plus, 'tis a nice combination of getting places and following plan and always leaving space for the unforeseeable. If you're reading this girl, love ya! Bye!
Man, work is hard sometimes. It's not the hours, even though I work more than the typical 40 hours a week. It's not the people - they're awesome. It's not the commute - I sometimes find myself wishing it would last a little longer so I could finish my podcast or chill with my music. It's… Continue reading Job
I bought two mice - one for my work laptop and another for my personal laptop. My current ones weren't functioning properly - think schizo-scrolling, silent buttons (that really bothers me for some reason), just plain not clicking what I wanted it to click. Maybe it's because of the 1oo8378 times I dropped it. Who knows?… Continue reading Mouse