May 2019 Gratitude Journal

< 1 minute read List of stuff I’m grateful for, in no particular order: Although baby Elise has been getting up a lot at nighttime for the last week or two (like about every hour and a half), I feel surprisingly functional. (Yesterday was possibly an exception, after she did that and was then awake from 5-7 and refusing […]

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Gratitude Journal March 2019

< 1 minute read Ok, gratitude listicle! Job at Event Espresso. I’ve been learning a lot over the years, been involved in interesting projects, had friendly coworkers, open-minded and humble bosses, given time to study, experiment and contribute to other open source projects. Family close by. Amanda’s parents are 8 minutes away, her sister Sam only 30 seconds away. […]

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Our favourite textures

< 1 minute read Today Amanda and I had an interesting discussion I thought merited recording: what are our favourite feeling textures? Here’s the results… Amanda slightly oily scrambled egg (in her mouth, not hands) melting ice Mike Baby cheeks 90s slightly grippy, computer keyboards Nintendo 64 controller The meshy padding at the bottom of some backpacks Don’t Like […]

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My 1/3 of a hundred birthday

2 minute read Yesterday I turned 33. I have to write it down otherwise I forget! Special things that happened: The night before, my brother Phil and I played StarCraft 2 for an hour. We were the slobbering aliens attacking humans Finished watching “Ant man and the wasp” with Amanda too. We enjoyed when they gave one guy […]

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