Get On With It

Writing and drawings about work, family and the stuff in-between

Category: Life

  • Forty-three

    Forty-three

    Today I turned forty-three years old. One of my favorite quotes is “I don’t know where we are going but I know exactly how to get there” from The Lion Tracker’s Guide to Life. I think that sums up the past year pretty well. It’s been a long and challenging trip around the sun and […]

  • What I learned last week (#178): I want a van

    What I learned last week (#178): I want a van

    A weekly selection of what I was reading, drawing, writing, and doing.

  • Pimped-out practicality

    Pimped-out practicality

    If you were to ask me what vehicle I desire the most these days, the answer is unequivocal: a van.

  • Lying down on an icy couch

    Lying down on an icy couch

    Everyone feels fear. From the fear of public speaking to anxiety over meeting new people and even the fear of heights, our fears are everywhere and can keep us from living a full life. Fear is uncomfortable, like “lying on an icy couch”, and our natural instinct is to move away from it. Yet, there […]

  • What I learned last week (#177): microwaves are hard

    What I learned last week (#177): microwaves are hard

    A weekly selection of what I was reading, drawing, writing, and doing.

  • I love this vs I need this

    I love this vs I need this

    “Men are not free when they are doing just what they like. Men are only free when they are doing what the deepest self likes.” D. H. Lawrence I love the work I do. It is fun and endlessly interesting for me to help others with technology. However, there are times where I feel like […]

  • How I use a microwave

    How I use a microwave
  • Amplify and Reduce Goals for June 2022

    Amplify and Reduce Goals for June 2022

    In April I started to experiment with some monthly habit changes designed around Cal Newport’s strategy for Cultivating a Deep Life. April felt good, May was better yet, so I’m going to keep it going for the third month. Time to reflect and set up some new habits for June.