It’s been a pretty crazy month. After finishing up the exhausting “month of marketing”, I launched into a couple of projects and finished doing my taxes. That gave me a few days to completely clean-out the upstairs bedrooms to accommodate a visit from my Dad, his foster son, my sister, her boyfriend, and her cat [...]
Since 2005, I’ve been driving to Danvers, Massachusetts to get my hair cut. It’s an hour drive each way, which is perhaps excessive for a hair cut but it satisfies my need for periodic road trips while providing podcast listening time. As a bonus, I also have several friends in the area, so I sometimes [...]
Whew! I’ve been deeply immersed in refreshing a museum exhibit, Take A Stand at the Illinois Holocaust Museum in Skokie. We wrapped it at the end of last week, with me attending the installation virtually through Apple’s awesome FaceTime iPad application. It was also great to work again with my friends at Inquirium. What’s next? [...]
It’s been a busy couple of weekends, and I was determined (or rather, hopeful) that I wouldn’t go crazy. Thoughts about identity and being part of a tribe follow.
SUMMARY: I’m at I’m at New England Give Camp 2012 right now, a “coding for charity” weekend where around 100 volunteers help 29 non-profits improve their websites. This is my first year, having been roped into it by my friend Kelley Muir, who is one of the organizers. I’ll be writing periodic blog posts about [...]
A few months ago I got an email from someone on the behalf of Beeminder, a goals tracking web product that I hadn’t been aware of. What struck me about the email, unlike many I get regarding products, was how personable and transparent it was in its tone. It was infectiously charming, and thus intrigued [...]