So I had a big, beautiful post written called Hustle & Grace about how this year I’m focusing on actions not outcomes. And in it, I said that instead of publishing a massive list of goals for the year like I usually do, I am focusing on things within my control rather than externally-influenced outcomes. But to… Read more 50 Goals for 2017
I’ve been posting my new years resolutions online and then reviewing my success at the end of the year. 2016 was a giant cluster of crazy where absolutely nothing worked out the way it was planned. 2016, in a nutshell, was unpredictable: 3 totally different careers, a jump into self-employment, moving house with a week’s notice, a crazy presidential election, and, well, we’ll see how that did in the resolutions:
I haven’t said anything about the massacre in Orlando because I can’t articulate this tight feeling in my chest and the weight around my ears. I’m worried I’ll say the wrong thing, and I know whatever I’ll say will be inadequate. I found out right as I was arriving home from dancing my ass off… Read more The thumpa thumpa will never be the same
I am excited to announce I’ve accepted a position as the Digital Director at the Democratic Party of Oregon. Leaving the Community Cycling Center, an organization whose mission, work, and staff are so dear to me was an extremely hard decision. But I know that the amazing team the Community Cycling Center will keep doing their exciting… Read more Big News
After 8 weeks of using it, Classpass has made me: work out 6 days a week, getting measurably stronger, drinking less booze, and becoming more flexible. But it has it’s downsides. Here’s my pros and cons of classpass.
Anyone who knows me that I love lists, goals, and data. Each year, I set new year’s resolutions/goals and I publish them on my website, and review my success at the end of the year. I’m always looking for more interesting ways to document my goals. Since last year’s site death of 43things (on which I was… Read more 101 things in 1001 days
For the past several years, I’ve been posting my new years resolutions online and then at the end of year, reviewing my success. So here’s 2016’s goals, which are ambitious. Projects Complete my Duolingo Tree for German – I am currently 50% done with my Duolingo tree. Teach 2 personal finance classes – In 2015 I… Read more 2016 Goals
I set 15 resolutions for 2015. How did I do? (For each resolution that has a beeminder graph, I’ve linked the the graph with a bee icon). Buy Focal: radical budget documentation – taking a photograph of every single purchase for an entire year. Success! I did that thing. You can view it here. I… Read more 2015 New Years Resolutions review
Everyone else is posting their year-in-reviews so I thought I’d start with the most important one. This is a photo of every single whiskey and whiskey-based cocktail I purchased in the year 2015. I purchased these in 5 US States and DC, 7 countries, one ship, and 6 airplanes.