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Don’t Mind the Fire - Issue #12 - The First Farewell Tour

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As Ron Swanson famously said, “Never half-ass two things. Whole-ass one thing.” I was reminded of thi
 
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Don’t Mind the Fire
As Ron Swanson famously said, “Never half-ass two things. Whole-ass one thing.” I was reminded of this as I was simultaneously working on two newsletters, and getting hopelessly lost trying to figure out what fits where. And then my friend Chris Bowler sent me this gif and called me out on it. He pointed out that my two newsletters (more on the other one in a bit) are at least tangentially related, and by focusing on different things I’m probably…. well… half-assing them both.
So here’s where it gets real. I decided to merge the two newsletters. I’m going to shut this one down, and bring its best parts (that is, the kinds of things y'all have been clicking on the most) into my revamped Elezea Newsletter. If you look at that page and think, “Well, I’m not a product manager,” fear not. If you like Don’t Mind the Fire, I’m pretty sure you’ll like that one as well. Here’s the most recent issue to give you a feel for it.
So, to make a long story short, I’m hoping you will go sign up for the Elezea Newsletter. This is the last issue of Don’t Mind the Fire, although I do reserve the right to pull a Phil Collins at some point.
Thanks for reading over the past two months, it’s been fun!
Rian

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