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Daniel Andrlik
Daniel Andrlik
Daniel Andrlik lives in the suburbs of Philadelphia. By day he manages product teams. The rest of the time he is a podcast host and producer, writer of speculative fiction, a rabid reader, and a programmer.

I have been having a lot of nightmares about work recently. Weird stuff in which friends and colleagues turn on me. The worst part about it is that when I wake up I have a lot of trouble seperating which memos and conversations I actually had and which ones I merely dreamed.

All weekend I had a lot of anxiety about meeting with my boss today to discuss some performance issues other supervisors had emailed me about. I was really nervous until late Sunday night when I realized that I had just dreamed that entire issue over the course of the last week. Of course, that sent me down a freaked out spiral of checking and double-checking my memory to confirm that was actually the case.

Needless to say, I woke up in a very bad mood about coming to work. I was such a grumpy monkey that I could barely keep my thoughts straight about my morning errands. So I did what I always do when I need to concentrate, I dressed up. I put on my favorite suit and a fun tie and drove to work. I think it is freaking out my coworkers as there is not really an official dress code here. But I am already feeling better.


On Gaming And Other Diseases
·360 words·2 mins
Articles assorted geekery games personal
I have been reading blogs again after a short hiatus and in catching up with the material I missed I have encountered several entries regarding gaming. The question that seems to arise from all of them is: why do men get so drawn into these video games?
New Glasses
·36 words·1 min
Whoo-hoo! I finally got my new glasses! I can see without squinting again and computer work does not hurt anymore. I can read and type longer and longer before I get tired.
Party Roles
·522 words·3 mins
Articles culture personal
Recently I attended a party being thrown by a coworker’s girlfriend. D invited me along so he would have someone to talk to as his girlfriend was the only person there that he knew.