Monthly Archives: July 2015

The Grind is the Point


The slow grind of building software is just that – it can be a really slow grind. There are times when you feel like you’re not making any progress and there are times when you just sit quietly in front of the computer screen and… nothing… happens… for… a… long… time…

And then, you get up, get a drink from the fridge, go work out, grab a meal, take a quick nap, and you realize that nothing is really happening still.

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On Loving Discipline

No one loves being disciplined, as kids and as adults. I suppose the stakes are higher when you’re an adult than when you’re a kid but it stings all the same.

My wife and I have to discipline our two daughters all the time. This shouldn’t be a surprise, in general, but what I am surprised is the fact that it hurts me a lot to do it.

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