“It is not a daily increase, but a daily decrease. Hack away at the inessentials.”
― Bruce Lee

“Never be afraid to offer a smile; sure the risk is that a few foolish people may misinterpret your kindness as weakness, but the sweet reward is that as you make new friends and encourage others, the foolish have ignored the fact that you have already shown them your teeth.”
― Johnnie Dent Jr.

Mission accomplished. I shook hands, smiled and made conversation with the big fish. Now I am back in my small pond and needing to get some actual work done. :blobfistbumpR: :betty:

Devoting half a day to this luncheon event with the bigger fish from the bigger pond.

I am telling myself to smile and remember to be charming but also to gtfo as soon as possible.

Wish me luck!

“Any work is always improvable, you cannot really finish the work, you can only abandon it out of tiredness or incompetence.”
― Amit Kalantri

I jinxed myself by tooting that I had finished early. Right afterwards a client called with some immediate requests. The work is never really done is it?🌀​

TFW you are finished earlier than expected and you're concerned that you may have forgotten something. :blobthinkingeyes:

“When you recover or discover something that nourishes your soul and brings joy, care enough about yourself to make room for it in your life.” – Jean Shinoda Bolen

For the record, I so enjoyed meeting the Fedi peeps at DEF CON and hope more of you all make it next year. It lit up @remotenemesis as he turned to me and said as we entered the bar. "I have found our people!"

@thegibson @mrsthegibson @vito @lordbowlich @FremontTroll @finn @logomancer

I have the after convention blues. Why can't everyday be a learning for pleasure and fun day?

“Remember always that you not only have the right to be an individual, you have an obligation to be one.” – Eleanor Roosevelt

“Feeling lost, crazy and desperate belongs to a good life as much as optimism, certainty and reason.”
― Alain de Botton

“Action expresses priorities.”
― Mahatma Gandhi

“What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us.”
– Ralph Waldo Emerson

I think it's time to stop using the app and go the old fashioned way.

“One of the greatest tragedies in life is to lose your own sense of self and accept the version of you that is expected by everyone else.”
― K.L. Toth

“Isn’t life a collection of weird quizzes with no answers to half the questions?”

TFW you do something nice for a complete stranger because they asked you to and you get rudeness from them in return. :blobsadleft:

TFW you are on the cusp of a thought or an idea but all you have are the tendrils of smoke that you just can't grasp and hold on to.

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A bunch of technomancers in the fediverse. Keep it fairly clean please. This arcology is for all who wash up upon it's digital shore.