“The secret to a good life,” he told me once, “is to bring your A game to everything you do. Even if all you’re doing is taking out the garbage, you do that with excellence.

We Are All Completely Beside Ourselves, Karen Joy Fowler

Sometimes I want to be more.

But isn’t this it?

Some days are hard. I can’t do everything. Does A-game mean every thing I do should be pixel perfect? Trying to think about the design, doing the code, understanding and implementing the flow, figuring out the whole experience in one sitting — I’m sure I’m not really giving an A-game.