Concerts and Shows

Seeing bands perform live in concerts and shows if something I love. The other day I was comparing bands I have seen with some friends and decided to put a list together. I am sure there are many more that I have forgotten and will update this list as I come across pictures or memorabilia … Read more

Chernobyl: Mini-series on HBO

If you haven’t had an opportunity to see this 5 part mini-series I highly recommend it. Its so accurate, in parts brutal and a great recreation of this tragic event. Chernobyl: Starring Jared Harris, Stellan Skarsgård, Emily Watson, & More | HBO: Trailer

I.M. Pei, acclaimed architect, dead at 102 – CNN Style

I have always loved I.M. Pei’s work. I always found his use of space and geometry fascinating. “Stylistic originality is not my purpose,” he said. “I want to find the originality in the time, the place and the problem.” There is a very good documentary about him as well called First Person Singular: I.M. Pei

Books I Read 2015

I decided I should post this list before we are into 2017. For the past few years I have kept an active list of the books I read in the current year. I believe I got this idea from Patrick Rhoneoriginally though I have seen many people do the same.  Over the course of the year … Read more

Why I listen to podcasts

Recently I read a post over at Rocket Ink about Patrick Welkers’ podcast listening habits. It made me think about my own reasons why and what I listen to. I love to listen to podcasts. I started listening about 5.5 years ago when I really grew tired of the radio. I figured I could use … Read more

First thoughts on the Amazon Dash

Last night I saw the annoucement from Amazon about the Dash Button. I immediately had two thoughts: This must be an April Fools day prank that was deployed early by mistake If this is real – is this genius or the most ridiculous thing in the world? Apprently I am not the only one who … Read more

Disney Observations

This year Monica and I had the chance to take the kids to Disney World. It was a quick trip, three day taste of the sites and where we might want to spend more time in the future. The last time I was there the Epcot dome looked like the Death Star (it was still being built). This is just a few … Read more

SaaS Startup Diary

About a year ago I was a guest on Tom’s Think Make Sell podcast.  After doing the show we continued our correspondence and discovered we had a lot in common and forged a friendship.  Over the course of those discussions we both spoke about software ideas that we would like to build.  We finally decided on one … Read more

Marking time the right way

Many people use January 1st as the date to measure their success from the previous year and make plans for the future year.  Resolutions and changes in behavior are always at the top of the list. I have never subscribed to this thinking. Turns out my birthday was that marker for me. Yesterday was my birthday. If … Read more