I've been thinking a lot about motivation lately, specifically what motivates me to action. Case in point: two plugins for Open Metalcast have aged out (newer versions of PHP have made them so they don't work quite the same and I'm sure that eventually they will break). I'm not ready …read more
I've found myself stuck on a lot of my writing and programming projects. For weeks (months?) I've been putting off working on them for one reason or other. Today I feel I stumbled on what might be causing it.
Whenever I work on a project I have a tendency to …read more
I've had a pattern that I'm starting to realize can be an anti-pattern. These are patterns that aren't particularly helpful, though they don't have to be harmful. This pattern is substitution, where I will try to find a substitute for something that I'm no longer able or willing to use …read more
Michael Lucas recently shared an article on the Fediverse entitled Business Musings: Comparison is the Thief of Joy that resonated with me. I've been working with comparing myself to others and finding myself lacking for a while now, but having a short and effective phrase to remind me of this …read more
Today I had a moment of perfect beauty. I was getting an oil change for JoDee's car. I wasn't sure if it was going to go over half-an-hour so I asked my dad to come pick me up. Well, situations happened and I called my dad. He forgot. That wasn't …read more
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