It was a rainy Saturday. Perfect weather to check out Chicago’s Little Saigon neighborhood for some Phở. The food was delicious and the people were friendly. The waiter even offered up some free advice, which I thought was rather poetic. He said, Take time. Go slow. Live long life. 🙏
Sometimes working from home can be quiet. Too quiet. And some days I don’t want to leave and go to a coffee shop, meet up with a friend, or go somewhere. I like being home. So I’ll put something on. I’ll listen to music, usually something with few to no words when coding, planning, and discussing. I put […]
The box said it was for ages 14 and up. I decided to show my 4-year-old nephew how to fly my little drone anyways. And by fly I mean just to use the up and down throttle. He eventually figured out if he moved the same control a bit to either side he could spin it […]
Or: One Weird Trick to Staying Productive at Work Only have the tabs open of things you are currently working on. Not what you are about to work on, are meaning to respond to, or would like to get to soon. Keep them open until you have completed the task. Then, close them, open the […]
My dad is an auto mechanic. Growing up I spent many days in his shop, learning how to change oil, use a grease gun, clean parts, and pay the bills. I liked listening to the interaction between customers and the mechanics. There was one lesson I learned that has stayed with me. Tell me the problem, not […]
We have this one rule. No phones in the bedroom. It started out as an experiment, but we’ve managed to stick with it for several months. I go to sleep sooner at night and don’t stay in bed all morning feeling the need to check everything. Oh, and we have more time to talk and stuff.
I needed a little break from work so I went mountain biking on a familiar trail. I noticed that someone had sawed away the part of a fallen tree that was blocking the trail. I thought, “Oh, nice! Now I don’t have to get off my bike to climb over; I can keep riding.” Then I had another […]
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