“It looks like you’re a gangster trying to hack into something.” —Daisy’s 11-year-old sister seeing me work

Previously: Biography

Daisy and Amy in southeast Portland, Oregon

[On the internet anonymous:]
I got my first, ‘I hope you die’ after episode three. I wrote back to the guy, ‘I assure you, sir, I have no plans of doing otherwise.’

— Nic Pizzolatto in the audio commentary for True Detective, Season 1, Episode 4

Watching election night coverage in northeast Portland

I want the power to create what is in my mind. That’s my dream. I want to be able to have a thought or an idea and bring it into reality.

— Kanye West in Interview Magazine

I only take photos of myself when I haven’t slept well.

True disappointment is grabbing a handful of Lucky Charms and not getting a single marshmallow.

When I was 17, I became a freelance designer & developer. Brief summary of every single day:

Exquisite pairing of brut and sour patch kids

  • Chris: How much was it?
  • Justin: $205 for 4
  • Chris: Cool, I’ll owe you some duckets next time we hang.
  • Justin:
  • Justin: That is not a suitable exchange currency.

(They were Louis C.K. tickets.)

Douglas Hughmanick and Matt Goulding in Gowanus, Brooklyn, New York

Drinks with the ANML and Roads & Kingdoms founders.

By the Roads & Kingdoms office in Dumbo, Brooklyn, New York

The morning after an overnight flight from Portland, Oregon. Not pictured: Me, crushing an egg & bacon everything bagel sandwich at a dangerous speed.

Credibility lasts about two cycles of bad material, and then you’ll probably never get it back. If you let people down, that’s really hard to come back from— harder than climbing from nothing to something, even.

— Louis C.K. in an interview with Pitchfork

Justin takes us to school in Portland, Oregon

From a summary of The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up

I’ve been decluttering all wrong.