Category: Philanthropy

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Going low-carb, the JPK way…and hopefully yours too!

I remember visiting my father in California when he lived there in the late 80s and early 90s when California went through its last drought of similar significance to that of today.

I remember the news stories and the drama often seen at restaurants when water was no longer served automatically to all guests.  The words “water upon request” started appearing on menus and as I recall, Read More

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Find the Five: Neil Guiliano – former Mayor, soon to be former CEO of the San Francisco AIDS Foundation and general badass!

Author’s Note:  I originally drafted this on August 14, 2015.

PREAMBLE:  I don’t know why but I still think it’s really weird to know someone who was or is a Mayor of a city.  And I know two, including the current Mayor of Seattle, the quite amazing and highly performant Ed Murray.  I’ll digress here for just a minute and reminisce about some very tough conversations I had about voting for Mayor Murray – at the time, I didn’t know much about the candidates but I did know that pretty much anyone who was gay was voting for him because he himself is gay.  That didn’t feel like enough of a reason.  I pushed for more details and they were delivered, and I gladly voted for Mayor Murray who I feel is doing an exceptional job in office.  He and Michael also have exceptional taste in teriyaki establishments! :) Read More