I did a PERMA test..

Your PERMA results are: Positive emotions = 6.67 Engagement = 8 Relationships = 7 Meaning = 8.33 Accomplishment = 8.33 Health = 7 Negative emotions = 3 Loneliness = 2 Overall Well-Being = 7.69 NOTE: Keep track of these scores to see if any of the metrics improve over time. You will be prompted to […]


I’ve been putting this post off for a while now. Well, that’s not entirely correct, but it’s honestly long overdue. I knew I’d want to write this about a year ago, and well, this is it. My parents died years ago. I suck at dates, so I put them in my calendar. Let me look them […]

One fights the enemies of the state, the other serves and protects the people.

I sometimes quote this to people There’s a reason you separate military and the police. One fights the enemies of the state, the other serves and protects the people. When the military becomes both, then the enemies of the state tend to become the people. – Commander William Adama, Battlestar Galactica (imdb) painfully relevant, considering […]

Visit Russia.

Why are we not going there more? In a country covering nine time zones and one-sixth of the world’s land mass, stretching from the Pacific to the Baltic, from the Arctic to the Central Asian deserts, from near-medieval villages where people still draw water from wooden wells by hand, through single-factory towns and back to […]

Thinking about waiting for trains, online productivity tools, solutions & Smiles

Sitting in the station, waiting for the next train because I missed the previous one, what do you know, it was actually on time. I started wondering.. What if I pour all that time a day I spend waiting into blog posts? That should amount to a pretty interesting amount of blog posts.. Well.. A […]

Atlassian stack Frustrations

Most of these are rethorical questions since I know that most of the reasons are design flaws, oversight, money grab and similar constraints. Setting it for auto post in about a week! Why doesn’t Jira & Confluence integrate better? Like decent issue widgets without having to manually create rss exports in Jira. They feel like […]

On a train, not entirely sure the doors will open when I get to where I’m going.

On a train. Again. Last 3 wagons will not open where I’m going. When asking the conductor dude seconds after the automated message, he first looked befuddled. Then, after asking again, if this wagon was ok to get off in my destination, he looked again slightly confused, then barely restrained himself from shaking the clouds […]