Vector Into Space

All told, 2018 wasn’t quite the dumpster fire that 2017 was, at least on a personal front. My condition actually improved this year, and that says a lot. With a change in jobs came a change in outlook, and that’s important. I’m not saying it’s all rainbows and puppies, but a better spirit is a […]

Interstitium

My tenure at Hostway has come to an end. Long live Hostway. I put in my two weeks notice, then walked away a free man yesterday afternoon. It was a long, tangled, messy 4 years, 5 months, 3 weeks. I learned a lot while there, but the biggest lesson of them all is that I […]

Dueces

Putting in my two-week notice got me feeling like: Really, it’s been a bumpy four years, five months at my current job. I had been looking for a while, and an opportunity jumped into my lap and grabbed me by the collar. So after a rollercoaster few weeks with subtle acts of subterfuge and hookie, […]

Ice, Your Only Rivers Run Cold

At the end of an Austin ice storm. Couped up at home all day, working through VPN, bored to tears. Streets were slick and icy earlier, but the stiff dry wind has made all the ice disappear. Now it’s just bitter cold. Couped up inside. I need some wind to evaporate the ice keeping me […]

Dotted Line

It’s clear to me that my employer does not respect boundaries. I got a missed call and a missed text from my manager, who sits in another city, saying that he wanted me to call him for our weekly 1:1 meeting, which is usually scheduled for Thursdays. I am on vacation this week and he […]