Monthly Archives: September 2013

Lifelet: Swimming Alice

Some days you just have to be lucky rather than good. I took my lovely bride to the airport so she could go visit grand baby Hazel. On my way back home, I checked in with Maggie to see if … Continue reading

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Postscript to On Civility

Not that I’m looking for examples of incivility, but sometimes the incivility comes looking for me. My daughter forwarded me this article about the former NFL star who was threatened with a lawsuit by parents of kids who trashed his … Continue reading

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Lifelet: Butt fumbling and sliding

Sometimes you just have to let events speak for themselves. Last November I couldn’t stop laughing after seeing the infamous NY Jets Mark Sanchez “butt fumble.” It didn’t take long for the video to go viral and the gleeful comments … Continue reading

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Lifelet: Cody Grand Doggie

Several years ago when our daughters were sharing a house in Eugene, Oregon, while in grad school, we got a call from the Eugene Humane Society. The caller politely asked if we were the landlords of a house on Washington … Continue reading

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Lifelet: Celebrating an Anniversary

A few photos and a little music bring back such special memories. Two short years ago our oldest daughter was married. Weddings are such special days to bring families and friends together to celebrate the couple and wish them many … Continue reading

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What could an old fart possibly know about technology?

The day started with my wonderful son-in-law sending me a reminder of how ancient a technology mariner I am. He’d found this “What if?” answer from XKCD on “If all digital data were stored on punch cards, how big would … Continue reading

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Lifelet: Puget Sounding

One of the many gifts of living on Bainbridge Island is seeing the world come to life each morning with multi-spectral views of Puget Sound. The array of colors is every changing. Enjoy our daily view gifts and don’t miss … Continue reading

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Lifelet: Whiteboarding

There is something about standing in front of a white board with a magic marker in hand that leads to my best thinking. Maybe it is the aromatics from the “dry erase” fumes. Maybe it is just the constant shifting … Continue reading

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Lifelet: Benziger Family Winery

One of the mantras of Flipped Startup is “experience first, make meaning second.” I decided it was time for my colleague, David Robinson, to experience the joys of fine wine growing and biodynamics. We drove from Seattle to San Francisco in … Continue reading

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Lifelet: Say “Hello World” Hazel

A tradition for a programmer learning a new computer programming language is to write a “Hello World” program. I cracked up when one of the first photos of our newest grand daughter Hazel showed up with a blanket over her … Continue reading

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