Captain’s Log

A dictated journal for an unprecedented moment

I’ve journaled on and off in various formats throughout my life. I kept a paper diary, shifted to a “4 lines a day” style daily journal, moved to Day One’s…

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33

Developing a new mantra

I turned 33 a few weeks ago. I remember when my gymnastics coach turned 33 and told me about it. I was 12. He was not only my first serious…

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Starting Over

Due to an unfortunate combination of bad actors and my own neglect, I’ve had to do a full reboot of my blog. I should be able to recover / republish…

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32

Reflections on turning 32

I turned 32 a month ago and long-time readers know I try to use birthdays as opportunities to reflect and learn. The past couple years are here: 31, 30, 29, 28, 27, 26. The past…

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Goodbye Etsy, Hello World

Leaving Etsy and Starting Something New

I joined Etsy in August of 2015, five months after the IPO. I had admired Etsy from afar for years and I was excited do product at an established, publicly-traded…

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31

31 Lessons at 31

It’s sort of a tradition at this point for me to do a post around my birthday (see: 30, 29, 28, 27, 26. This year, I decided to write down 31 lessons I’ve learned in…

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30

Photo by Martin Reisch on Unsplash About a week ago I celebrated a major milestone and turned *gasp* 30. Over the last few years, I’ve kept very careful track of how much time…

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Goodbye Percolate, Hello Etsy

Leaving Percolate and Joining Etsy

I joined Percolate in March of 2014 as the 100th employee at the company (today: 250+). Back then, we were all piled into a single floor of our NY office in…

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