A Month With Divvy

Exactly One Hobby

After a month of having a Divvy membership, I have been on only nine trips. A slacker, I know; but with two weeks of vacation in there, I’m averaging one trip every other day. As the weather improves, I will certainly be upping that to my goal of seven out of ten trips in a week.

False Errors Are Better Than Silent Failures

Rovani in C♯

In terms of reaction to a request for work, there are several responses. In order from most desirable to least desirable:

  1. Successful action with a message of success.
  2. Failed action with a message of failure.
  3. Successful action without a message.
  4. Successful action with a message of failure.
  5. Failed action without a message.
  6. Failed action with a message of success.

Divvy Is Delightful

Exactly One Hobby

About nine months ago, Divvy bike sharing program went live in Chicago. I was thrilled with the concept of it from the initial launch, and was excited to see it quickly expand throughout the city*. Over the winter, I learned of the corporate memberships that they offer. The simplest of which was a one-time $100 start-up fee, and all employees then received $10 off of annual memberships.

Exactly One Hobby

Exactly One Hobby

When you have children, you can have exactly one hobby. Anything else is an exercise in futility, self-deception, and ineffectiveness. Cooking healthy food is a hobby. Exercising is a hobby. Maintaining a website is a hobby. Writing a blog is a hobby. Bringing work home is a hobby.