My first word for 2021
Learning it’s not mine
Don’t press the magic button
Three quick stories and a quest
Sometimes you run for the sidelines
Storytelling lessons for NaNo
It’s dying to get better
You and only you
You’ll remember what you did and didn’t do these next few weeks.
Dealing with a giant mess
On not using it
Making little adjustments
Seeing yourself in pictures that aren’t selfies
What do you mean it’s not the same river?
A Different Perspective
I named this blog “Keep Two Thoughts” based on the final paragraphs of the eulogy I delivered for Kim four years ago today at her funeral.
Seeing the Person
Doing what it takes to get there
The power of the written word
As we debate whether or not to send kids back to school, the CDC has updated its advice (reportedly, it was updated for them) in The Importance of Reopening America’s Schools this Fall.
Nothing is important
I flip a fair coin and it comes up heads. I flip it again and it comes up heads. I ask you to guess the result of the next flip.
You have to do a lot of difficult and boring work to create something worthwhile.
Giving good notes is not the same as giving instructions.
What a strange topic to begin with. But these are strange times.
Who you are.
Step back from the shiny object.
News from Apple’s Developer Conference
Are you doing the things you say are most important to you?
The answer may depend on the questioner - not just the question.
Can we imagine ourselves in other people’s shoes?
This week I was reminded of the roots of design patterns.
“Stop wishing for bad luck and knocking on wood”
Conferences from your couch
Why it’s important to remember to say “Thank You”
How do you decide whether or not to hire someone?
Doctor it hurts when I do this…
This morning a friend tweeted “What day is it?”
My internet provider is advertising a discount for new customers. They get three times the speed I’m getting for $3 more a month.
Welcome to the newsletter I forgot I had…