“You are not what you do. What you are is how you do it.”
Hiya, 👋🏼 Nick here!
I’m a dad, husband, and son who sometimes draws and writes about stuff that is interesting to me. I love creating and building things with my kids, and, if I’m forced to, other adults as well. I mostly write a about life and work, and share a weekly series of learnings.
In my spare time, I work with Automattic as a Happiness Engineer. 😎
🖋️ Recent Posts
It’s that time of the month when I share my favorite albums and other musical discoveries from the last 30ish days. My September listening was dominated by jazz, guitars, and beats was and generally instrumental in nature. Man, there were some real gems this month. Play some music below and judge for yourself.
After many weeks of small and incremental work, something exciting and positive happened on the house renovation front. More specifically, a very special window finally happened. If you’ve been following our house renovation you know that “exciting and positive” are two words I’ve never used when describing the project. So we’re enjoying this bit of […]
One of my colleagues recently raised the idea that often we’ll do retrospectives and futurespectives (i.e. roadmapping, visiontyping) but that many or most of us don’t do introspectives. While I’m not great at these kinds of things, I can say with certainty that writing out what I want to do and then what I did […]
The other day I was thinking about the moon (because I love thinking about space) and did the most sensible thing which is to download this app called My Moon Phase. After looking at it for a minute I was curious about what exactly the age of the moon meant. I then became totally fascinated […]
Last week was kind of half-and-half. Half was really good. I was riding the energy. The other half I wished I made some different decisions. The energy was riding me. Still having a hard time adjusting to the different schedule and demands of running the house half the time and running work half the time. […]