Let’s Celebrate Fools: Let’s Celebrate, Fools

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One of the part time jobs I held while an undergrad was working for Texas Pardons and Paroles. It was basically a data entry position and possibly the best part time gig I’ve ever had. Not because of what I did–the details aren’t important right now–but because of the shift. I worked Friday and Saturday night from […]

Week in Review: March 23-29

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This feels like the end of a very long week, mostly a good long though. That means it’s time to see how well I followed the Five Karate Moves to Success. I decided to restrict this week’s review to just one day: yesterday, the day of the baby shower. Let’s call it a theme. I […]

Week in review: March 16-22

Despite it raining all of my life this week, I feel like it was a pretty decent one. Here’s my breakdown of how I managed the Five Karate Moves to Success. Make Something I finished building Melanie’s website this week, and I feel pretty good about it even though it could still use some work. […]

Thoughts from Theo: Let’s Bring in the Sky

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 The other day Theo and I were heading inside after a nice time playing in the backyard. We were gathering all the toys that we didn’t want to leave in the elements (stuffed animals, wooden cars, etc.), and I asked him, “What else should we bring inside?” His response: “The sky.” The kid has some pretty […]

Comments and Listening: How to Show You’re Not Paying Attention

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Do you ever find yourself reading through the comments on a YouTube video or blog post? Sometimes I feel like every other comment should start with, “I didn’t actually watch your video, but…” because so many commenters (even excluding those that are clearly spam) don’t seem to have been looking at the same content I […]