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Then We Were Four

My life changed forever with one kiss in the Summer of 2000. I was friends with Amy for a long time before we started dating but when we fell for each other, we fell hard. First came love, then came marriage but there were a lot more milestones for us… 

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Iteration and the Feature/Refinement Balance

This is a repost of my article in Issue 19 of the MailChimp UX Newsletter. Our team publishes a new issue every couple weeks so if you enjoy this, please subscribe! “It’s a bug, and they need to fix it!” my wife exclaimed last week after a rebate check for… 

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The Fight of Her Life

A week ago today, my mom passed away in her sleep. For the memorial service on Sunday, I stood by her casket and talked to family and friends about how selflessly devoted she was to her kids. I joked about how she would often tell people that she was the daughter… 

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Evolution of a Pattern Library

This is a repost of my article in Issue 16 of the MailChimp UX Newsletter. Our team publishes a new issue every couple weeks so if you enjoy this, please subscribe! Screenshot from the original “MAiLCHiMP” from 2001. Life in the web industry always seems to clip by at a pace that… 

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Running the Numbers

December 31, 2013: I updated the charts below after finishing my last run of the year. Despite a hectic couple of months with losing my mom and having a house under construction, I still managed to finish the year pretty strong with a total of 134.4 miles. With a baby… 

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