Every developer I know struggles with impostor syndrome. The problem with this fact is, if people I admire for their many skills have impostor syndrome then clearly I am an impostor since I’m not as good as they are.
This is the lead sheet for an original piece I wrote in college while working towards a minor in music.
Huge thanks to Tony Donato for taking my handwritten copy and creating this typeset version (and for playing saxophone on the recording).
When I started attending WordPress conferences, I found it challenging to connect with people. Unofficial WordCamp Breakfasts have been a great way to start my day and meet people in small groups.
I’ve been asked to officiate a wedding here in Pennsylvania. This led me down the rabbit hole, which I thought I’d document for my future use. Since their views align with my own, I decided to become ordained through the Universal Life Church [ULC]. Do only that which is right Every individual is free to […]
In working with other consultants, I’ve often heard the lament, “I’m too nice.” This is wrong. Nice is never the problem. I’m going to explain why I believe, “Nice is never the problem,” and I’m going to talk about how a failure to be firm is often confused with being too nice. Being Nice is […]
I have two young sons. I can’t believe how quickly their childhoods are passing before my eyes. In an attempt to savor this time I decided to begin writing down things about the boys everyday. I have been doing this consistently for one year. Some of the reasons I think I’ve been successful at this […]
My Wife is a Genius – The Bathroom Clock Every morning as I got ready for work, I’d bring my watch into the bathroom to make sure I was ready on time. Every once in a while I’d forget my watch and have to go get it. Despite this constant use, I wasn’t smart enough […]
Things that make me happy Rotating My Alarm Clock so it is not in view while I’m sleeping
What is It The video below is a great summary buy I also recommend reviewing the FAQ Video Explanation What It Means to Me Instead of carrying around all the different cards I currently carry in my wallet, I can eliminate multiple cards. This is huge for me. I’m always trying to eliminate cards in […]
UPDATE: This wonderful ability to ignore updates has been removed in Mavericks ( OS X 10.9 ). https://discussions.apple.com/thread/5509820 Mac Updates Available has been an annoying reoccurring message for me ever since we got a new printer replacing the HP model we had previously. With the old printer gone there is no reason to install updates to […]