Blog by Sumana Harihareswara, Changeset founder

05 May 2009, 15:10 p.m.


Hi, reader. I wrote this in 2009 and it's now more than five years old. So it may be very out of date; the world, and I, have changed a lot since I wrote it! I'm keeping this up for historical archive purposes, but the me of today may 100% disagree with what I said then. I rarely edit posts after publishing them, but if I do, I usually leave a note in italics to mark the edit and the reason. If this post is particularly offensive or breaches someone's privacy, please contact me.

The last day of April, I decided I didn't want to continue renting an office. Then I stepped outside and saw a perfectly good desk discarded on the sidewalk. So that's what I'm using now. It's IKEA: durable enough to use thoroughly, shoddy enough that we too will find it disposable when we move.

So: working from home. To give Leonard alone time, and to keep from going stir crazy, I'm going out every night this week. Last night it was a Daisey monologue. Tonight it's a scifi meetup. Then: coffee with a new friend, some sort of theatrical/comedy event, and then some Debian thing at a pub for the three remaining weeknights. My MO appears to be: tee and sweatpants all day, then shower and put on a freaking dress to leave the house. Intriguing emergent behavior there.


05 May 2009, 19:05 p.m.

funny, I was just planning to write on london's streetside free cycle.

08 May 2009, 4:49 a.m.

a dress? well, as long as you don't spend the day in curlers beforehand..

im really enjoying TE and super proud of the two of you!

09 May 2009, 19:51 p.m.

I'm very interested to hear how this works out for you. I work from home full time, and when my wife was home with me, it took about 3 months before we wanted to just kill each other. Maybe you guys can make it work. Curious to see how this unfolds.