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Batching Work

By Christopher Johnson | February 22, 2016

Reading Deep Work by Cal Newport.  One of the ideas that I want to do more of is to batch work and that is something that I haven’t done a tremendous job with yet. Hopefully in lieu of trying to dabble at a little of everything I can have the guts to go deep and bold. I am, I […]

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Ruby’s Journal

By Christopher Johnson | February 22, 2016

Has a journal. Currently, in her journal are nothing but memories of what her friend from Portland are like.  So she doesn’t forget them.

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Pentel NeedleTip 0.5 MM Ball Gel Pens

By Christopher Johnson | February 21, 2016

Not for nothing, but these are my current favorite pens.

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The Hard Way

By Christopher Johnson | February 21, 2016

We find ourselves at a rockclimbing exhibit a few years ago. My boy Jack, then 6 looks up at three paths. The easy path with lots of handholds.  The hard path with few handholds and tricky angles. To Jack, it’s not a choice.  He tells the attendant “Our family rule is that we do everything […]

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Current Projects & Status

By Christopher Johnson | February 19, 2016

Simplifilm:  This is my main revenue generating project.  We made some Q4, 2015 errors that we are paying mightily for right now.  Our current sprint lasts between now and April 30th.  The goal is to have clean books and financial integrity everywhere. The Line Which Is Dotted:  This is my “Pixar.” It’s a to-be-launched project […]

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Home

By Christopher Johnson | February 19, 2016

For 7 years, Heather has been going to school to be a Nurse Practitioner. She’s worked in an intense program while we’ve lived in Portland.  It was intense, financially it was tens of thousands of dollars (I don’t even know anymore). It was relentless pressure for Heather. Every test was the end of the world. It was […]

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