At some point, I need to admit to myself that what I like to do and what I need to do to take care of myself are on polar ends of the health spectrum. Alas, poor Yorick! I knew him, Horatio, a fellow of infinite jest, of most excellent fancy. He hath borne me on his […]
If a girl goes for a run in the forest, but there’s no fitbit attached to her to count her steps, did it really happen? Featured image from The Awkward Yeti
The road to becoming an Automattician is long and winding at the best of time. It is filled with the perils of self-doubt and mountain-sized learning curves. This was mine. Here’s a chronological guide that might help you through your application process. Note: If you decide to apply, your journey will look different than mine. So much has […]
“Oh, they can be book characters? To the unending horror of Ray Bradbury’s immortal soul, I didn’t even think of Clarisse McClellan as a character from a novel.” My characters: Elliot Reed, Clarisse McClellan, and the Crazy Bird Lady (replace cats with birds.)
Lessons learned from Automattic/working from home: If you didn’t take care of yourself before, you’re probably not going to start when you find yourself with more time. Remember to practice.