A heuristic for saying yes to less.
I came to see her stubborn optimism for the strength that it was, for the puzzle piece I lacked.
After years of claiming I only write for myself, I realize that I need to hear back from you.
If you have a blog, every idea looks like a blog post.
Would you like to buy a map?
Outlining a story is not something you do before you start writing. It is writing.
An apologetic how-to/humblebrag.
There I was: treading water.
This is all Potatowire’s fault.
The near-magical property of my sunglasses is that they belong to me.
Notes from my third Vipassana meditation retreat.
A look back on an ill-conceived endeavour.
Your effort will work itself out.
We are always at the end of time, in the same sense that we can experience nothing but the present.
The problem to which blogging is the solution.
I get it. It’s a procrastination tactic.
Compromise is not appeasement.
The resonant power of a familiar pattern.
An epistemological kerfuffle.
I’ve never met anyone who appreciates too much.
It turned out like always.
There isn’t just one referendum going on. There are two. Possibly more.
Just as well.
Background music impervious to tinkering.
Starting again is hard.
Sitting quietly, getting nothing done.
Use a double underscore to indicate descendant relationships.
Next time you’re tempted to stop writing to do research, hold off. Put a placeholder and keep writing.
You can’t outsmart your habits and biases.
Finding something good to read is easier than people seem to think.
How to be wistful like a geek.
Typing is thinking.
In the moment, fear of failure is as real as a pouncing tiger.
How to push a git repo to multiple remote repositories, such as GitLab & BitBucket, with a single command.
Half statement of purpose, half evasive malarkey.