Eudaimonia

I think of myself as a creative person, in that I find pleasure in creating, and I'm drawn to the act of creation. I want to bring into the world things that weren't already there. I know that to be true about myself, but why it's true is elusive to…

The wind

Yesterday I wrote about the doldrums, when something I’m working on stops feeling effortless and breezy. Thinking about it more, I see an……

The doldrums

In most things that I work on, I’ve noticed a pattern—I tend to work on the small, initial exciting bit with great energy and gusto, and as……

Incremental progress

I have a lot of ideas for side projects and things I want to build that aren’t small. My capacity to actually do them is somewhat limited……