As I was reviewing the categories I have created here on my blog, I realized that it appeared to be a rather random and incomprehensible list more resembling a series of tags, than of coherent categories of content. As I scanned the list it dawned on … Continue readingDo your blog categories tell a good story?
Tomorrow will be my first day in my new home office. For the last year and a half, I have been working from the couch, coffee shops, and the occasional co-working facility. As I picture how I will keep track of all of my projects … Continue readingCreating a working pipeline with IDEMA – Part One
This will be my 50th daily post. I have been doing this long enough now that I have started to really think about TYPES of posts and what form they do and should take. A new idea I had for a post type. TYMNK – … Continue readingTYMNK #1 – Shadows, Robots, and The Tick!
The following post was an experiment to see what sort of metaphor and lesson would come from writing a post inspired by a photo. I pulled a random pic from unsplash.com and got the lion photo above. I decided to see what would happen if … Continue readingLearning from an experiment: What song is this lion singing?
Are you someone who wants to start writing a blog? Have you started a blog but somehow it fizzled out? Well now is your chance to get it moving! On Monday, October 2nd 2017, some colleagues of mine and I will begin blogging every week day of … Continue readingOctober 2017 Springboard Blogging Challenge
Just a quick update from an exhausted brain! 1 I made a decision on Friday that I would spend a significant amount of time getting my new house fully functional for the beginning of the work week. Mission accomplished! My office is bare bones but … Continue readingIKEA chairs, Steven Universe, and Spark Plugs
As I was watching my five-year-old today, I saw him react with surprise at his own success during an outdoor activity. We had driven 30-minutes to a state park in Georgia where volunteers had set up lots of outdoor stations. Canoe rides, archery, BB guns, … Continue readingDo you allow room to surprise yourself?
Have you ever become hyper-aware of a particular muscle group in your body? I have. Around 8:00 pm last night I started being acutely aware of my forearms. Here’s what I have been doing differently for the last week: Typing more and using my mouse … Continue readingA Freakish Finding Following a Forearm Failure of Flow
If we are focusing on intentional interactions with others, it is necessary for us to know what it would look like to succeed at intentionality and what it would look like were we to fail. Today we add the concept of The Crab Mentality. Crab mentality, … Continue readingThe Crab Mentality
My wife and I were finishing up the last of our move from living with family to our new rental home just five minutes down the road. We ran out of boxes and were getting the last items by shoving them into black plastic garbage … Continue readingThe Stigma of a Black Plastic Garbage Bag