People often ask what I've been up to...

This is what I'm doing now:

(This is a Now page, and if you have your own site, you should make one, too!)

  • Amsterdam is turning crisp. Hoping my Redwood will survive the winter…

  • 678 days sober (from alcohol) as I write this. At the 2 year mark I’m just going to stop updating this as I just consider myself a person who doesn’t drink.

  • Just got back from a few weeks of traveling. Took the Orient Express through the alps to Venice, then spent a week in Madrid for a team offsite. It was amazing.

  • Currently reading:

    • Wheel of Time Series by Robert Jordan (75% through book 10)

      • These books are so dense that they’re soooo slow. My goal is to finish the series by February 1, 2020… This is looming.

    • The Subtle Art of Not Giving a Fuck by Mark Manson

      • My preconceived notion about this book was that it would just be a book about being a narcissist, but it’s surprisingly uplifting. The basic message is this:

        • Don’t give a fuck about things except those that are worth giving a fuck about.

    • The Guide to the Good Life by William B. Irvine

      • Stoic meditations on everyday life. I find it eye opening and I can listen to a few pages on my walk in to work in the morning.

  • Current Exercise Routine:

    • When Not Traveling:

      • Gym 3 days per week, supplemental yoga and running

      • When Traveling:

        • HA.

  • Current Diet:

    • “Eat Food. Not too much. Mostly Vegetables” - Michael Pollan

      • I am using MyFitnessPal to monitor calorie intake and macros for the time being.

      • 40% Protein, 40% Fat, 20% Carbohydrates

    • Intermittent Fasting as I can fit it in.

      • Effective caloric restriction, with the added benefits of lower blood pressure, heart rate, and it helps to repair my relationship with food.

      • I’ve been traveling a lot, which makes it easy to eat either nothing or way too much.

  • Currently learning:

    • Passive

    • Skill-Based

      • Guitar

        • Practicing intermittently.

    • Active/Overtly Physical

      • Considering a handstand challenge with my friend Lauren.

  • Side Projects:

    • I began NaNoWriMo, but with my insane schedule recently, this has been really difficult to maintain. Instead,

  • Recent Travel (since last update):

    • Basel, Switzerland

    • Milan, Italy

    • Venice, Italy

    • Madrid, Spain

    Upcoming Travel:

    • Denver - Dec 21-28

Updated Monday, November 11 2019