Category Archives: Patterns

Observe, Don’t Ask. Show, Don’t Tell. Part 6

Day 287 of Self Quarantine      Covid 19 Deaths in U.S.:  326,000   GA Vote!! While collaborating with a colleague this week who is pivoting his product to support teams of corporate analysts, he asked me if I could give … Continue reading

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Observe, Don’t Ask. Show, Don’t Tell. Part 5

Day 281 of Self Quarantine      Covid 19 Deaths in U.S.:  311,000   GA Vote!! In the first blog post in this “Observe, Don’t Ask” series, I shared an “ah hah” moment about the use of video ethnography in the … Continue reading

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Observe, Don’t Ask. Show, Don’t Tell. Part 4

Day 278 of Self Quarantine      Covid 19 Deaths in U.S.:  301,000   GA Vote!! When I first encounter a new environment to observe and I am able to observe with “beginner mind” one of the challenges is to understand … Continue reading

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Observe, Don’t Ask. Show, Don’t Tell. Part 3

Day 200 of Self Quarantine             Covid 19 Deaths in U.S.:  205,000 Rest in Peace Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg                                   VOTE!! Professor David … Continue reading

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Observe, Don’t Ask. Show, Don’t Tell. Part 2

Day 194 of Self Quarantine             Covid 19 Deaths in U.S.:  201,000 Rest in Peace Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg                                   VOTE!! After reading … Continue reading

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Observe, Don’t Ask. Show, Don’t Tell.

Day 190 of Self Quarantine             Covid 19 Deaths in U.S.:  200,000 Rest in Peace Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg                                   VOTE!! … Continue reading

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I want to be out on the streets of Seattle and DC protesting

Day 83 of Self Quarantine                       Covid 19 Deaths in U.S.:  109,000 It is so hard to watch the daily news showing peaceful protesters demonstrating against all that is wrong with … Continue reading

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Programming a Computer makes me Happy

Translating an idea from my head into an inanimate extremely logical computer AND seeing the idea come to life makes me happy. Even after 50 years of creating software and software products I am always “surprised by the joy” of … Continue reading

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Lifelet: Footsteps

Google captured that I walked on water yesterday. OK, so the tide was out really far and the Blakely Harbor sandbar was exposed. As I returned to shore, there were my footprints. “Footsteps” was an answer to a daily riddle … Continue reading

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Little Girls and Puddles

“Boots or tennis shoes,” I asked. “Boots, Grand dad.  I might find some puddles,” Alice replied. It didn’t take long to find that puddle. Silly me, we live in Seattle. My focus was on Alice tripping lightly through the puddle. … Continue reading

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