If you can’t explain it simply, you don’t understand it well enough.—Albert Einstein
Each time you write a page, you are a writer. Each time you practice the violin, you are a musician. Each time you start a workout, you are an athlete. Each time you encourage your employees, you are a leader.—Atomic Habits
Writing is thinking. To write well is to think clearly. That’s why it’s so hard.—David McCullough
We love to buy books because we believe we’re buying the time to read them.—Warren Zevon
💻 Site was down for a few minutes (that I know of) due to an expired cert error. I checked the server and my cert was not expired. I rebooted nginx and it’s working again. 🤷
Alamo Drafthouse put out a list of 100 movies they’d want on a desert island back in 2020. Sourced from all their creative directors across the country. I thought it was an interesting place to find …
🍿 I watched Jeanne Dielman, 23, quai du Commerce, 1080 Bruxelles last night. It’s so aggressively naturalistic, I had to sink in, but I found paying attention throughout well worth it.
🐈 Laurie and Rocco. #cat #cats
📚 Finished reading: First Love, by Joyce Carol Oats. What a precisely rendered master crafted gut punch. Loved it.
📚 Started reading: First Love, by Joyce Carol Oats.
📚 Finished reading: The Mythical Man-Month, by Frederick P. Brooks Jr. I liked the insights into managing software, and the time traveling to the computing industry circa 1975–1995. Took me 1 month and 6 days.
Started Adam Wade’s storytelling class this past weekend and really loving it. He’s a raw, compelling, caring guy, and I’m really inspired by my classmates.
Chris DeLuca is a writer/improviser/software developer based in New York (EST). Read more about me.