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Musings on engineering management, front-end development, design systems, work, life, music, and other topics of interest (to me).

  • Working from the Hospital

    April 21, 2024

    I'm not one to just do nothing. So I figured I'd get some work done.

  • One Year In

    April 10, 2024

    Still struggling after all this time

  • Should We Really Be Bringing Our "Whole Selves" to Work?

    March 02, 2024

    There's a lot of talk about bringing your "whole self" to work. At it's core, the idea is admirable.

  • I Wear a Lot of Hats

    February 03, 2024

    Because we are a small team with few resources, I not only manage the people on the team, but I also operate as the Tech Lead, the Project Manager, and the Product Manager.

  • Favorite Releases of 2023

    January 10, 2024

    Mostly hardcore/punk, some Americana, a little hip-hop...

  • All-in On Astro

    December 01, 2023

    After hearing the hype for some time now, I decided to finally dig in to Astro, the front-end web framework for content-focused websites.

  • Utilizing AI

    November 24, 2023

    Where is the line between using AI to assist in writing a blog post and using AI to write a blog post for you?

  • Performance Management for Beginners

    October 02, 2023

    What gets measured gets optimized for.

  • Six Months In

    September 15, 2023

    Six months in and I have not written much about what it means to go from an individual contributor to an Engineering Manager. Likely, because I don't know that I really know.

  • Weekly Work Journaling

    March 21, 2023

    The basic idea is that at the end of each week, you write down at a fairly high level what you accomplished that week with just enough detail...

  • Engineering Management for Beginners

    March 09, 2023

    When faced with a new task or problem, I like to start by reading about it.

  • Chronicling My Journey from Individual Contributor to Engineering Manager

    March 06, 2023

    I've recently accepted a position as a UX Engineering Manager after being an Individual Contributor at various companies for the last 10 years.