Hey there fellow human!

My name is Curtis Blackwell 🐐. I write here about myself, my work, and my hobbies. I intend to focus on my growth and share some journaling excerpts I find interesting.

You can expect to find content related to high sensitivity, software development, people management, games, music, and thinking about things as systems/engines/I'm-not-great-at-articulating-this-yet. I'll bet a lot of it will be me processing what I learn from people who inspire me.

October 24, 2021

Gettin' Better without Ron Funches

A little over 2 months ago, I admitted to myself that I'm burnt out. That I've been burnt out for a long time, maybe even several years. I recently ended a month-long leave of absence to start my...


October 16, 2021

Who/What do my values serve?

Who/what do my values serve? ➑️ I want to start considering the impact at scale my values have. Does my vegetarianism matter, for example? It complicates my life, but doesn't really have much...