Any seasoned entrepreneur will tell you that if you want to make money, don’t...– Weston McBride
I learned that failure is by and large due to not accepting and successfully...– Ray Dalio
Jobs was never motivated to build computers. Instead, he had a burning desire to...– Carmine Gallo
To design something really well, you have to get it. You have to really grok...– Steve Jobs
Leaders are fascinated by the future. You are a leader if, and only if, you are...– Marcus Buckingham
The central idea of love is not even a relationship commitment, the first thing...– Will Smith
The best ab exercise is five sets of stop-eating-so-much-crap.– Chris Shugart
in the locker room
G Mama: Were you dat girl who was pregnant?
Me: *amused* Nope!
G Mama: Why you here then, as little as you is?
Me: Cuz I wanna build muscle! *pats biceps*
Caring G Mama: Oh, okay *Obama approval face*
Erin: *biking uphill* Why do I feel so weak? Why do my muscles struggle to move with ease and power? Why am I ... out of breath?
Michael: You...drank alcohol last night. You're hungover.
Erin: I'm hungover?! It feels like my superpowers are FADING!
michael's thoughts on tasting menus
Restaurant: Here's a tenth of a shrimp and a fourth of a tomato and together it's not even a meal...no...together it's a fifth of an appetizer!
Michael: It *tastes* great, so ok, do you have like FIFTY of these?!
Restaurant: But it's a tasting menu...
Michael: Oh, ok, so I'm just gonna have to eat a WHOLE nother meal after this.
Oww I feel like I was in a war.– MWE after a powerlifting work-out with me ;)
I practice YOLO-driven development.– ALB
They used to say that girl is crazy…but then I just kept winning. I...– Nike: “Voices”
Sometimes, I accomplish as many as six impossible things before breakfast.– ECP
An entrepreneur is someone who, almost artistically, designs a living entity...– Jake Lodwick
Resourcefulness is a composite of several competencies. It’s energy,...– Bradford Smart in Topgrading
Michael: *trying to open the door with a key*
Erin: That's not the right key.
Michael: But it says front door. *trying harder*
Erin: Well, it obviously doesn't fit.
Michael: That's what she said!
foam roller at the gym
Maya: So I just lay on it?
Erin: Yeah, I like to work it into my back, you know, I like to get it up in there.
Maya: THAT'S WHAT SHE SAID!
Your muscles look so hot right now.– MR
If it’s awkward and beautiful, it’s eccentric. If it’s awkward...– EW
Erin: Michael and I had date night last night!
Eve: I know.
Erin: Wait, how'd you know?
Eve: He's either at Rivi, or dating you.
Eve: Read this. (Profound Programmer)
Erin: Oh my. This guy...is bitter...jaded...fed up with the world. Kinda morbid, too. Your sense of humor!
Erin: (Quoting the Profound Programmer) "If you ask me to debug your code, I will send you a box of spiders."
Eve: They're probably dead.
If you’re an aspiring author, director, musician, startup founder, these long...– Ang Lee and the Uncertainty of Success
Michael: We should get you a new pair of expensive headphones.
Erin: But I don't need expensive, I just need good. I like these. They're good.
Michael: But I don't like them for you.
Michael: They're not good enough! I veto.
Wow, that’s intense stuff! You’re like…above me. I’m...– Guy at the gym who wanted to share a machine with me
Eve: I can miss it. I can miss the first half.
Erin: You're going to miss the first half...of your flight?
Eve: No, the meeting. But that can be my useless superpower - the ability to miss parts of flights.
Erin: Babe why am I so hungry ALL the time?
Michael: Because you ball hard.
Last night, I had a dream. My parents were sitting in front of me at a small table. They were very stern and very serious and they said, “We need to know what you’re going to wear when you get married.” I was like, “What?” “Are you going to wear a white dress? We need to know.” An image appeared in my head of a white dress and a veil and it looked...
the big bang theory
Erin: So, what are your guys' plans for the night?
Becca: We're gonna watch The Big Bang Theory.
Erin: Nice! That is awesome! Michael and I have done that before.
Becca: You guys watched some of the episodes lately?
Erin: Oh - is it a TV show...like a comedy?
Becca: LOL yes it's a TV show.
Erin: LOL omg I thought you guys were talking about a special on the big bang on PBS or something.
You’re starting to look like a developer now. I don’t know what it...– ALB
so you're a bodybuilder?
Optometrist: So you're a bodybuilder?
Erin: Yes! Want to see my six pack? *pulls up shirt*
Optometrist: Wow! :O You have a really low body fat percentage, then?
Erin: :D Yeah, I'm around 13-14% now - but I don't take drugs, I'm all natural, I just lift heavy and eat well.
Optometrist: *nods* Wow!
He has eaten more than nature has intended. And by violating that one unspoken...– MWE
Have you heard of Y-Incubator?– ZP
Erin: *angry about the current state of gender inequality and gender violence*
Michael: Wanna punch my hands? *holds up both hands*
Erin: *PUNCH PUNCH PUNCH PUNCH*
Michael: *pulls back hands* Wow! *rubs palms* You're getting good! And....I think we should get you some punching pads.
Erin: Awwww! I won't do it anymore!
Michael: No no, it's very good! Very good. Let's just get you some punching pads, because I want you to practice. :D
Erin: Eve, why did you cut your nails only on your right hand...but not your left?
Eve: Well. I was cutting my nails on my right hand. And then I saw a bug report. So I debugged it. And I forgot to do my left hand.
Erin: LOL spoken like a true engineer!
we suck at relaxing
Michael: Babe, since you're sick today, let's relax and rest and take it easy.
Erin: Ok. *lays down in bed*
Michael: *pulls out computer*
Erin: *pulls out computer in bed*
Michael: *type type type*
Erin: *hack hack hack*
Michael: Wow, I just got 15 emails done.
Erin: Holy shit, I just got this feature to work! I got it to work!!!
Michael: Babe...we suck at relaxing.
tae kwon do
Tae Kwon Do Instructor: If you're not comfortable doing a running side-kick, you can just stand in front of the punching bag and kick.
Me: Ok. *Sprints to punching bag full force, jumps super high, kicks so hard it smashes against the wall* HIYAAAH!
Tae Kwon Do Instructor: *disbelief* That....was....awesome!!!
Me: Needless to say, he didn't "simplify" anything else in the class for me.
Erin: Hey - that shoebox under the sink is actually the trash.
Michael: *nerding out* Babe...you didn't use cultural artifacts that helped me identify that as a trash.
Michael: You didn't take into account my preconceived mental model!
I don’t know what it is about female hackers…but they’re...– CF
Andrew: Site crashed.
Eve: Yeah send me a report don't just talk about it!
Erin: Oh wait, this stylesheet is LESS.
Michael: Well, sometimes less is more.
Erin: Lol! I was referring to a type of CSS stylesheet.
Michael: I'm being profound. :)
at the gym
Erin: *lifts 60lb dumbbell*
Tall Buff Guy: *stops in his tracks...stares in disbelief*
Erin: :D *starts doing deadlifts*
Tall Buff Guy: *nods in approval* *continues what he's doing*
gmail native app
Michael: Hey babe did you know GMail has a native app for the iPhone now?
Erin: LOL. It's been out all this time! So that's why you keep checking GMail in your browser!
Michael: ...Hey babe...did you know Google has a browser called Chrome now?
Erin: Lolololol you are so cute.
Do you know people have been congratulating me for dating you?– MWE