🚽 πŸ“– Digital Minimalism

By Cal Newport

πŸ”— Embracing both sides

I loved this article from the Art of Manliness: Sunday Firesides: I Have Kids.

Then one day, for reasons unknown, I suddenly saw the open printer drawer not as an impertinent annoyance, but as the inescapable evidence of a simple fact: I have kids.Β  Β 

I have kids, and kids inevitably come with some vexations. Yet they’re exactly what I want in my life, and a source of inexpressible joy. Because I have this privilege … I also have to accept its aggravations.

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πŸ§˜πŸ»β€β™‚οΈ This is a great reminder. Take time to be where you are.

I finally published a Now page over the weekend. It feels nice to have something public declaring my current focus, as well as somewhere to record the books I’m currently reading. I have found that I start too many books without finishing because I forget I’m reading them.

How exciting! Congrats to the U.S. women! ⚽️ πŸ‡ΊπŸ‡Έ

πŸŽ₯ Dumbo

With three of the kids and cousins

πŸŽ₯ Toy Story 4

With the five older kids

πŸŽ₯ Men in Black International

Alone

Wow. Two nights. Two championships by first-time teams. Congrats to the St. Louis Blues and Toronto Raptors! πŸ’ πŸ€

I’m feeling lucky I work for a great company and could bring my team to San Jose for WWDC week. Looking forward to enjoying Alt Conf, Layers, and meeting up with people. I’ll be posting sketchnotes at @sketchnotable if you want to follow along.

WWDC Sketchnote

Excited to be flying out for WWDC. Looking forward to spending the week with my team and meeting up with a few friends I rarely get to see.

πŸ“– 🎧 No Happy Endings: A Memoir

By Nora McInerny

Tried my hand at stand-up comedy for the first time today as part of my OCD treatment. The results were not nearly as terrible as I feared.