For better or worse, I’m a noticeable guy. My voice is loud, I’m direct, sometimes (often? always?) inappropriate. My mannerisms can be seen as flamboyant, aggressive, and off-putting. I wear tight jeans and tight shirts, I don’t have a Read More
This post is a bit of an outlier for several reasons. It seems to come at the confluence of several important reminders in my life about second chances. Read More
In just a few hours, my best friend will be on TV doing his job as a technology reporter for King 5. Given I’m on vacation today, we ended up going to the place he will shoot the segment — the Living Computer Museum which is funded by Paul Allen. I didn’t know this place existed and neither of us were sure what we were in for.
The reason for our visit Read More
My original draft of the above post made it sound like my day was nothing more than just “eating outside for fun.” In reality, I came home to my housekeeper’s substitutes (while she staycations, like me) and being in the house at the same time makes me uncomfortable. Read More
I was hired at Microsoft to be the business analyst for the small and medium search sales and service organization in 2007 by Jennifer. I didn’t know what the hell I was doing or how I made it through the interview. At some point I remember saying something like “global scale and local relevance” which seemed to come from nowhere but it turned out to be a pretty cogent strategy and appealed to Jenn. I cut my teeth every single day in the job learning to Read More