Category: Life

  • It’s OK to Move On

    It’s OK to Move On

    As a joke (with some seriousness), I bought a glass-like impossible puzzle. It’s made of clear acrylic, has eight corners for extra trickiness, and it’s impossible to see which side is “up.” My wife is much better at puzzles than I am, and I thought this might be finally be her match. After an hour […]

  • Flickering Lights and Simple Fixes

    For months, our bedroom light would not turn on. Well, at times it would, randomly illuminating the room whenever it seemed fit. And at others, turn off without warning. As far as we could tell, there were no signs of ghosts. We were having our attic turned into livable space and the contractors had recently […]

  • Getting Hired at Automattic

    Getting Hired at Automattic

    I started at Automattic on November 20, 2019, and it’s an incredible place to work. I’m constantly impressed by my coworkers kindness, intelligence, and compassion. If you’re looking for a rewarding remote job that you can work from anywhere in the world, definitely apply. I’m still overjoyed and amazed I was hired. While going through […]

  • Why I’m Using a Site I Didn’t Code

    I make websites for a living. I’ve made hundreds of custom sites. But not this one. I think I’m on iteration 4 of my portfolio site. Every 3 years or so I’ll take the time to switch it up. I did that again last week, but instead of redesigning and recoding my site by hand […]