2020-07-28: A different angle on the same bridge for y’all @gabz @sku_b

2020-07-28: Told my editor I’d hold off banging my head against a particular client’s requirements until I …

2020-07-26: Sunday dilemma— I really want to sit out on the patio to read for a while. But my neighbor has been …

2020-07-25: Any MBers using Notion? I’ve been playing with it for a couple of weeks now and it seems to do …

2020-07-24: Neighbor across the alley (my view from the basement office) just repainted…the same exact tone of …

2020-07-23: OK. I’m done with the domain shuffle. For now… JesseWrites.net is live and I’m populating it with …

2020-07-09: I just finished a 14-page document on the future of AI in supply chain management. I am neither a …

2020-07-02: It’s amazing the spaces this creature finds to wedge herself into.

2020-06-22: A personality psychologist ponders what god feels like.

2020-06-21: After much hemming and hawing, some soul searching, and a fair amount of hand wringing, I have …

2020-06-16: Juncos, Chickadees, Flickers, Crows, and a Merlin. And I’ve only been sitting on the patio for …

2020-06-15: I have tripped over the “domain-registration-hosting-Wordpress” conundrum. Again. I may regret …

2020-06-15: A great summary of how the Availability Bias can lead you astray.

2020-06-13: This is why I love Cal Newport. “Ancient wisdom, in other words, doesn’t so much prescribe that we follow our passion, as it does …

2020-06-03: I read this 3x before I realized they were talking about a storm, not a person: “Karen is now a …

2020-05-29: Shoulders were designed by committee, right? So that means that a healing shoulder is caught in the …

2020-05-20: Wandering the new neighborhood…

2020-05-19: Job emails can be…fascinating. Just got an opening for “Power Marketer” for the …

2020-05-18: Some recent thoughts (OK, it’s a current rework of a piece from my coaching days) on Cognitive …

2020-05-09: Fun experiment in airflow dynamics. Entering the grocery store, put on my mask and promptly sneezed. …

2020-05-08: Not your grandfather’s Oldsmobile. Or, I don’t know, maybe it is?

2020-05-04: Theoretical Tinkering

2020-04-27: Clearing out Bear and stumbled on this, quoted from an email I sent someone: “Once I switched my …

2020-04-27: I’ve had time to start writing for myself again. Unfortunately that’s because clients …

2020-04-24: As a freelancer, I’m only now coming to realize how this enforced work-from-home situation is …

2020-04-23: You do not want me writing chatbot scripts. At random intervals it would just start snoring. Or …

2020-04-20: I’m back to writing things for me, again. Feels good.

2020-04-15: I don’t think Matilda is a fan of moving. The ice pack is because neither is my still healing …

2020-04-12: Question for the community: In my drive to build a stronger client base outside of the sketchy …

2020-04-07: Spotted on neighborhood walks. Both made me feel better about…everything. Just for different …

2020-04-06: Great stuff from Cal Newport today. Quote of the day: “…implicitly believing that if you tell people …

2020-04-05: FYI, I just discovered that Grammarly knows the word “MacGyvering.” Also FYI, companies that use …

2020-03-28: OK. Ballard has officially lost its collective shit. Someone is playing movie themes on an …

2020-03-24: Reading about email encryption options for a client article and my only semi-techy brain is just …

2020-03-23: OK. Clearly I still need to work on this micro blogging thingy. @patrickrhone - I’m attempting …

2020-03-22: My new neighbor has been on her balcony with a puppy for the last 20 minutes, repeating “go …

2020-03-20: You know those days, when you can’t NOT listen to Rage Against The Machine’s first album …

2020-03-12: When the job listing for writer/editor asks for a “native English specker,” yeah… 0_o

2020-02-27: “Listen to the river sing sweet songs / To rock my soul” Listening to 12/1/73 while I cram to get …

2020-02-24: Um…so…hi. Yeah, I’m back. Again. After I left. Again. It’s sorta a long story, but …

2019-10-25: One more. As if to prove my Seattle bonafides, I’m currently working outside (it’s in the low …

2019-10-25: Oh, also, I’m sitting by a bell-tower that went off just as a guy was walking a standard …

2019-10-25: Was picking my teeth last night (don’t judge), and ended up separating my nail from it’s …

2019-10-21: I got chapter one of “Tales From The Help Desk” up, it’s over on Medium for the time …

2019-10-08: Is it too early to call Do Over on today? Tuesday is throwing all sorts of shenanigans at me and I’d …

2019-10-05: Question for the room: I’m starting to write personal essays & stories again and have no …

2019-10-02: The thing about working with writers is that they use phrases like “ensuant ennui” in an …

2019-09-27: My office for the morning. I wish you could see the Stellar Jay that just took off from that …

2019-09-25: Someone in my building ordered a lawnmower. I live in a condo.

2019-09-24: I started a habit project yesterday, focusing mainly on my morning routine. I found it to be in a …

2019-09-19: Not sure about a lot of the new buildings going up in Seattle these days. I do, however, like some …

2019-09-19: Spotted in a small town in the foothills a couple of weekends ago. Beautiful.

2019-09-18: I’m not sure how I should feel about this.

2019-09-18: Flashback to earlier this summer. Because. Seattle.

2019-09-15: And in other photographic news, today is farmer’s market day here in Ballard: (for the record, …

2019-09-15: So, either I’m an idiot and deleted previous posts…or…wait, no that’s …

2019-09-15: Overheard at the tea shop I’m working from, “Yeah, I have to be in court that day, …

2019-09-14: Late Summer in Seattle and I spent some time “working” from this spot. Gotta love the …

2019-09-14: OK Micro.bloggers, looking for advice. I gave up on Evernote a while back and started using Bear for …

2019-09-14: Just in case someone noticed, yes I did disappear for a while. Then I came back. It’s a long …

2019-09-14: My mom recently adopted a new doggo, this is Matilda the Smidgen Terrier.

2019-09-14: Reading a book about habits. While eating a bag of potato chips. Big fan of irony.