One year ago today, I started my four-week trial to be a Happiness Engineer at Automattic. I was planning to do some long, reflective writing on my trial and how it went (TL;DR: It was one of the roughest months of my life, and totally worth it). But my life is still busy, so it'll have … Continue reading Has it been a year?
This is part 2 of a post I made a few days ago about just how overcommitted I am and how I got here. Now, it's time to list those commitments. A Lot of Things I'm involved in a lot of things. Ironically, everything on this list I'm doing because I love it and am passionate … Continue reading My Overcommitted Life (Part 2)
I'm overcommitted. Lately I've noticed that my life is becoming more and more hectic and I'm not able to meet all my commitments. I've also done a lot of thinking about why I'm in this spot, and realized that my life in the Air Force facilitated being able to ignore that particular issue with my … Continue reading My Overcommitted Life (Part 1)
This morning my wife sent me this picture with the question, "Is this true?" So of course the nerd in me set to work finding out: Then I located the CNBC story talking about it. Yesterday (February 5th) marked 10,316 days since the Berlin Wall came down. When it came down it had existed for … Continue reading What a difference 10,316 days makes
My Sunday morning routine always involves writing some stories for This Is True. This morning, though, I got a bonus when I noticed a friend of mine had posted a Facebook request for 80s music. So I made a playlist and wrote to some of the best music ever! Writers, what do you write to? … Continue reading 80s Music Was the Best… Fact
I've been helping build WordPress sites for years, and working for WordPress.com for months, so maybe it's about to time to start blogging again! I've had this name (Queer Derby Taco) for a while because it really describes the key parts of my life. I'm queer, I love roller derby, and...well...tacos. Tacos are so varied: … Continue reading A Time to Blog