Unlike 2020 I didn’t have any goals around reading, but I did try to keep books around as much as possible. I listened to some audiobooks while running, always had a book in progress on my phone, and since we take our daughter to the library all the time I’d make sure to pick a […]
CrossFit L1 Seminar
My own body scared me all my life. For the last two years, I’ve been on a mission to change that. What helped me turn the corner was trusting in coaches. I stopped expecting myself to know everything before going into the gym: let a coach guide you. Stop racing around the internet for answers: […]
In addition to being a subscriber, I’m now a proud contributor to Pipe Wrench magazine. For their third volume, I created a WordPress plugin that lets readers search for if their location is on unceded indigenous land. The tool is an implementation of the map and API project run by Native Land Digital. You can […]
The Little Gym Keeps Growing
Our home gym is a cozy, efficient pressure cooker of fitness. For Father’s Day, Amber got me the new set of 50lb dumbbells. Other additions since I last blogged about the setup: 20lb dumbbells 10lb dumbbells Abmat 100lb Strongman Sandbag PVC pipe New Buddy Lee Ropemaster jump rope All proven to be great investments as […]
2020 Reading Review
Looking back, I see 2020 as a year of re-establishing my principles. One of those was retraining a habit of reading. In March, my best friend Danny and I started texting each other everyday that we’d read at least 10 pages of a book. Any book counted: fiction/non-fiction, light/heavy, intellectual/dumb. In addition to the following […]
My Lockdown Gym
Covid-19 cases, hospitalizations, and deaths are all at their worst yet in the United States. In Kentucky, a new set of restrictions has gone into place and in general I support them all. Gym capacities are restricted as part of those measures. While they’re not closed, I’m electing to train in my home gym until […]
Been three years since my last pair.
A New Line of Work
Today is my last day working at OOHology. Starting tomorrow, I’ll be a full-time dad.
I’m procrastinating real work, so here’s a project I made that I’ve wanted for a while. Alex’s Max Cheatsheet
Three-year-olds are sometimes called “three-nagers.” They can go from excited and playful to moody and recalcitrant with seemingly no explanation. In those moments, I sometimes get upset too. I like playing with Grace, even to the point of spoiling. But when I take the time and effort to put her fun first, that three-nager attitude […]