Get On With It

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

Category: Life

  • What I Learned Last Week (#5)

    What I Learned Last Week (#5)

    This week: a new approach to resumes, the art of tidying up, some geography fun, and more.

  • What I Learned Last Week (#4)

    What I Learned Last Week (#4)

    A weekly list of things I learned, discovered, or was reminded of in the past week.

  • What I Learned Last Week (#3)

    What I Learned Last Week (#3)

    The art and philosophy ofย kintsugi: Kintsugi is the Japanese art of repairing broken pottery with lacquer dusted or mixed with powdered gold, silver, or platinum. As a philosophy, it treats breakage and repair as part of the history of an object, rather than something to disguise. A healthy perspective to apply to the story you […]

  • To uproot or not to uproot?

    That is the question. Oh man, the weight of decisions as a parent can’t be underestimated.  I’ve always been fairly thoughtful and composed in any big decisions, but ADDING kids to the mix adds a hefty kettle bell to my arms. Life in America right now (apart from the utter political craziness we are part […]

  • Thank Your Reader

    Thank Your Reader

    In living your story you can easily lose sight of who makes it possible. This is a reminder that practicing gratitude can help you see more clearly.

  • What I learned last week (#2)

    What I learned last week (#2)

    There’s lots of music I’ve been sleeping on, as evident by KEXP’s Top 90.3 Albums of 2018: I’ve been swimming in new music since last week. Combing through all of the “best of 2018” lists made me realize how much I’ve been missing out on some great stuff this year. My favorite lists are KEXP’s […]

  • Wife here!

    I’m Kav.  I’m 41 years old, Wife of my soulmate Nick, and Mama to our 2 beautiful kids.  I was born in Trinidad, raised mostly in Scotland, and live in the greater Seattle area of the USA. My husband loves to write.  I love to think, and then occasionally blurt out a whole load of […]

  • What I learned last week (#1)

    I read Personal Kanban and started using Trello recently (thanks Marcus) and it’s really helped me to be more intentional and focused in my work and life. I have a Work Board and a Personal Board and also one for Project Red Lorry that my wife and I can both use. Is it working because […]