It’s Monday of the third week of my self isolation because of the coronavirus. I’m at peace that the coronavirus will be a marathon, not a sprint, and have adjusted my expectations. I’m continue to try to further refine my schedule to keep myself busy. Here’s how my day went: Spent some time on my… Continue reading Entering week #3: It’s a self isolation marathon, not a sprint edition
While I love the gym after it’s over I found myself dragging myself to the gym on Saturday mornings. This morning I stayed in bed way too late, disappointed that I couldn’t go to the gym and get in some circuit training. Here’s how I spent my Saturday: I published a new post to LinkedIn… Continue reading Saturday’s alright for isolation. No, not really.
Friday normally represents a changing of gears for me. It’s the end of the workweek. It’s a day off from the gym so my evening is free to fun and other pursuits. I look forward to Saturday morning when I can go to the gym and then go work on personal projects. Well, my gym… Continue reading Week 2 ends with some lessons learned
It’s Thursday of my second week in social isolation. I’m thankful that I have a job that affords me the opportunity to work from home. Being a technical writer is already a very solitary job at times. However, that still didn’t prepare me for working from home during a pandemic. Here are some things I… Continue reading Working and writing my way through social isolation
So it’s midway through week 2 and the fun continues. I came to peace years ago that I have a very solitary job as a technical writer. Even when working on teams, I work as an individual contributor. I’ve even had long term writing clients to whom I’ve never spoken with over the phone much… Continue reading It’s hump day: Coronavirus edition
Since its advent, DevOps has been pitted against IT service management (ITSM) and its ITIL framework. Some say “ITIL is under siege,” some ask you to choose sides, while others frame them as complementary. What is true is that both DevOps and ITSM have fans and detractors, and each method can influence software delivery and… Continue reading How to solve the DevOps vs. ITSM culture clash | Opensource.com
It’s day 2 of week 2 of the Coronavirus shutting down my local area. Working at home during a pandemic is an unfamiliar type of remote working even for me as an experienced remote worker. I’m still getting used to the relative silence outside since many of my neighbors are stuck at home. Here’s how… Continue reading Welcome to day 2 of week 2