Get On With It

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

Tag: life changes

  • I’m going part-time starting next month

    I’m going part-time starting next month

    After many years now of my wife bouncing between not working, being self-employed, and working part-time, she’s now about to start working full-time. We have two young kids and made the decision early on that we don’t want to be a family where both parents work full-time. We’re not judging those that do; it’s just […]

  • From Permafrosted to permamuddy

    From Permafrosted to permamuddy

    Take care of things close to home first. Straighten up your room before you save the world. Then save the world.

  • What I learned last week (#53 and #54)

    What I learned last week (#53 and #54)

    Learned last week: the history of a kitchen classic, live music rules, books I read in 2019, go outside first, and more.

  • A refreshing change

    A refreshing change

    As part of our recent move to Scotland, I resigned from Microsoft after 13 years of being at the company and I recently started new work as a support engineer (aka Happiness Engineer) with a company called Automattic, a company that’s so different it’s hard to see a resemblance past the fact that they are […]

  • What I learned last week (#32)

    What I learned last week (#32)

    Learned last week: big change can be done, downsizing is hard, practice alone is not enough, and more.

  • What I learned last week (#21)

    What I learned last week (#21)

    Learned last week: Many of us are late bloomers, mindfulness has pitfalls, and podcasts haven’t killed music (at least for me).