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personal

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Welcome to my new, new home.

Welcome to my new, new home.

I which I migrate from WordPress to Hugo.

What does coffee taste like?

What does coffee taste like?

In which I ramble about why I love good coffee, and how you can learn to love it, too.

My social media withdrawal experiment

My social media withdrawal experiment

In which I talk about why I took a hiatus from social media, and how awesome it is.

How home automation has made me a more productive remote employee

How home automation has made me a more productive remote employee

In which I dive into how home automation helps us move through our days.

My vacation rafting misadventure

My vacation rafting misadventure

In which I accidentally body-surfed a Class V rapid and things looked real grim.

Investing in good equipment

Investing in good equipment

In which I recognize how important it is to have good equipment, and do something about it.

Learning to code

Learning to code

In which I finally decide to start my coding journey.

Looking for a new (meaningful) writing gig

Looking for a new (meaningful) writing gig

In which I part ways with a long-term client and want to do something meaningful.

Unnecessarily gendered language

Unnecessarily gendered language

In which I explore why unnecessarily gendered language can be hurtful.

My strange caffeine detox journey

My strange caffeine detox journey

In which I give up my beloved caffeine. Oh dear.

Some days are harder than others

Some days are harder than others

In which I reflect on what it means to be a writer.

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business

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How home automation has made me a more productive remote employee

How home automation has made me a more productive remote employee

In which I dive into how home automation helps us move through our days.

Investing in good equipment

Investing in good equipment

In which I recognize how important it is to have good equipment, and do something about it.

Choosing the best writing tool

Choosing the best writing tool

In which I lay out a generalist approach to choosing writing tools.

Real talk: freelance/contract writing

Real talk: freelance/contract writing

In which I talk about the pros and cons of being a freelance technical writer.

The downside of works-for-hire, NDAs and dead links

The downside of works-for-hire, NDAs and dead links

In which I lament the vagaries of showing a portfolio as a freelancer.

Looking for a new (meaningful) writing gig

Looking for a new (meaningful) writing gig

In which I part ways with a long-term client and want to do something meaningful.

To business card, or not to business card

To business card, or not to business card

In which I don't have business cards - and may regret it?

Protecting your digital empire

Protecting your digital empire

In which I explore the value of protecting your digital assets.

6 Posts

coding

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I wrote a… best-selling iOS app?

I wrote a… best-selling iOS app?

I which I am amazed to wake up and see my app leading sales in its category.

I wrote an iOS app!

I wrote an iOS app!

In which I write an iOS app to track RPG playthrough details.

CLI tool version complications

CLI tool version complications

In which I attempt to debug a CLI thing and find out I made an assumption.

Learning to code: redux

Learning to code: redux

In which I complete a beginner programming class - in Python!

Investing in good equipment

Investing in good equipment

In which I recognize how important it is to have good equipment, and do something about it.

Learning to code

Learning to code

In which I finally decide to start my coding journey.

4 Posts

lifestyle

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What does coffee taste like?

What does coffee taste like?

In which I ramble about why I love good coffee, and how you can learn to love it, too.

My social media withdrawal experiment

My social media withdrawal experiment

In which I talk about why I took a hiatus from social media, and how awesome it is.

Investing in good equipment

Investing in good equipment

In which I recognize how important it is to have good equipment, and do something about it.

My strange caffeine detox journey

My strange caffeine detox journey

In which I give up my beloved caffeine. Oh dear.

4 Posts

writing

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Docs-as-code workflow: the missing link; a collaboration tool

Docs-as-code workflow: the missing link; a collaboration tool

In which I wax poetic about the value of previewing a docs-as-code site.

Investing in good equipment

Investing in good equipment

In which I recognize how important it is to have good equipment, and do something about it.

Choosing the best writing tool

Choosing the best writing tool

In which I lay out a generalist approach to choosing writing tools.

Real talk: freelance/contract writing

Real talk: freelance/contract writing

In which I talk about the pros and cons of being a freelance technical writer.

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review

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Beauty and the Beast: Why We Don’t Mess with a Classic

Beauty and the Beast: Why We Don’t Mess with a Classic

In which I take issue with the Hollywood treatment of this classic fairy tale.

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travel

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My vacation rafting misadventure

My vacation rafting misadventure

In which I accidentally body-surfed a Class V rapid and things looked real grim.