Quick Update

Good ships…

  • Week of 18-24 February.
  • Monday, work, backups, walked to the office, dev catch up, pastrami bagel at Kleinsy’s, Milton visit, Nick visit.
  • I remember now why I have an SSD backup drive, spinning drives are so slow.
  • Triangles are my favourite shape.
  • Tuesday, work, gym, swim, veggie fix at the vegan food place, work, sunset walk.
  • “The real troubles in your life are apt to be things that never crossed your worried mind, the kind that blindside you at 4pm on some idle Tuesday.” — Baz Luhrmann – Everybody’s Free To Wear Sunscreen

  • Wednesday, creative writing, office, lunchtime walk, long meeting.
  • Listen to: Jim Collins — A Rare Interview with a Reclusive Polymath – I like his ideas about 1000 creative hours per year, and flywheels.
  • Thursday, up early, breakfast at Fred&Max in Somerset West, Dirk visit – usual nerdy chats, work, a tank beer at Quay Four, watched Alita Battle Angel – pretty good.
  • I listened to the two Derek Sivers interviews with Tim Ferriss again, time well spent.
  • Friday, office, fetched Mia from school, Mia swam in 4 races at a gala at Bridge House, Wijnhuis supper – with some semifreddo and tiramisu, dropped Mia at a friend’s house, braai at MC’s in Mostertsdrift with Paul, Wilhelm and Erich.
  • If things are not interesting, you are not paying attention.
  • “There are no limits. There are only plateaus, and you must not stay there, you must go beyond them.” — Bruce Lee

  • Saturday, woke up in Stellenbosch, walked around Mia’s school and fetched her, Bikini Beach visit with Jacques – great weather, calamari at the Gordons Bay Harbour, time well spent.
  • Sunday, woke up at Jacques’ house, we gave his dog a bath, braai, beach walk from Glen Beach to Camps Bay and back with Mia, found some breakfast goodies, sunset walk, device upgrades and backups.
  • “We shall build good ships here; at a profit if we can, at a loss if we must, but always good ships.” — Collis Potter Huntington.

Have a fun week, crazy kids.