Wait

25 The Lord is good to those who wait for him, to the soul who seeks him. 26 It is good that one should wait quietly for the salvation of the Lord. 27 It is good for a man that he bear the yoke in his youth. 28 Let him sit alone in silence when […]

Journalism Class

New York Times: Russell Baker, Pulitzer-Winning Times Columnist and Humorist, Dies at 93 And he was as devilish in person as in print. A fellow Times columnist, Tom Wicker, recalled that Mr. Baker, talking once to college students, was asked, “What courses should a journalism school teach?” He replied: “The ideal journalism school needs only […]

Email Debt

Journalist Kate Aronoff: If I owe you an email, please find some comfort in the fact that my every waking hour is haunted by my debt to you — Kate Aronoff (@KateAronoff) January 19, 2019 Yup. Developer Marco Arment: If I owe you an email, please find some comfort in the fact that I probably […]

Filtering Things by Area

I happened across this twitter thread when I was about to suggest to Cultured Code that they allow filtering by Area in their Things app. As it turns out, there is a way: Well, you can tag the area, and then all its children will inherit the tag automatically. Then you can filter Today/Upcoming/Anytime/Someday by […]

Work lessons from parenthood

Ty Fujimura, a friend and founder of Cantilever, a web design firm, has written a LinkedIn post about how his company is attempting to take work-life balance more seriously. It’s a good, well-polished read, but I particularly appreciated this portion. In it, he provides one of the most insightful and articulate descriptions I’ve seen of […]

Pinions

He will cover you with his pinions, and under his wings you will find refuge; his faithfulness is a shield and buckler. You will not fear the terror of the night, nor the arrow that flies by day, nor the pestilence that stalks in darkness, nor the destruction that wastes at noonday. A thousand may […]