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{ Category Archives } 2. Don’t be a jerk

An open plea to marketers

To anyone who will listen: I *hate* remarketing. Not just a little bit. A lot. I find it as annoying as pop-ups. It’s akin to a someone working in a shop following me around and saying “I saw you looked at that towel. Are you sure you don’t want that towel?” repeatedly. If I wanted […]

Rules for Bicycling

Since 2008, Andrew and I have bicycled to and from work about 80% of the time. It’s about 23 minutes each way (depending on which lights we miss), which is a great, disconnected transition period between work and life. The marginal increase in physical activity has also been good for my waist line (and really […]

The only rules that matter

Overheard: “it’s so much better doing things neatly and properly, even stupid things.” -the (fictional) dowager duchess of denver So in my first post back, I warned that some of my posts would be rules for a satisfying life. I have more opinions on how to live a happy and satisfying life than any thirty-year-old should. […]