Is It Monday Yet?

[COVID Day Five Hundred Seventy Three]

As terribly excited as I am to start strength training and such on Monday at 0500 I am also absolutely NOT wanting to start strength training on Monday at 0500.

Cause 0500.

And strength training.

Also, what am I going to have time to inhale before running to the gym? And what time do I need to get up in order to have time to inhale something before running to the gym and getting there by 0500?

0430 ish.

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Getting Started: Embrace Your Inner Child

[Dutch Lock Down Day Four Hundred Sixty Four]

On the road to becoming a unicorn, you need to go backwards to make progress.

I know what you’re thinking right now, “do I want to be a unicorn?”

Of course you do.

And now you’re thinking, “but my inner child is pretty messed up…”

Fair.

Mine, too.

But your inner child is also REALLY smart.

They know how to fall down and get back up, how to be brave, how to play, how to explore and be curious – how to be a unicorn.

How to conquer the world.

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Do I Have To?

[Dutch Lock Down Day Four Hundred Thirteen]

I write every single day and sometimes, damnit, I just don’t want to.

Sometimes it’s the end of the day and you want to sleep and you’re a bit cold and haven’t been sleeping well and it’s the end of an intense week and you just walked your ten thousand steps and it’s rainy and grey outside and you JUST KNOW that one of the kids is going to be awake in the night because of that cough you just heard and yet… you still write.

But first the news:

But, yeah, I have to.

Every day.

Write something.

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Getting Started With CockroachDB

[Dutch Lock Down Day Four Hundred Nine]

I know, I know.

I haven’t even officially started with Cockroach Labs and I’m already nerding out?

Where’s the work life balance?

Where’s the weekend off?

#CantStopWontStop

But first the news:

Fair warning: this one is about databases.

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