Reputation is what other people know about you. Honor is what you know about yourself. The friction tends to arise when the two are not the same. There is no more hollow feeling than to stand with your honor shattered at your feet while soaring public reputation wraps you in rewards. That’s soul destroying. The other way around is merely very, very irritating.
Taking care of yourself, even in work, may mean walking away.
I’m a writer, an artist, a dreamer, and a contributor to open source. I have the time to give back to the community, to continue to learn and grow, and to make more of the Internet a better place for everyone.
We’re here, we’re queer, we like beer and WordPress.
The connections we make foster a strange sense of approachability that isn’t always felt on both sides.