Category Archives: Travel

Cameron Crazie for a Night

I am an over the top obnoxious Duke Men’s Basketball fan.  I have to be as the rest of my siblings and my wife and her siblings are Carolina graduates (now there is an oxymoron). Ever since I entered the … Continue reading

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Beautiful Day at Duke University

What a quick way to drop away forty years of my life as I revisited Duke University this week.  As I walked around the quadrangles, so many memories from my four years as an undergraduate came flooding back.  Thoughts I … Continue reading

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The Cricket

After an intense weekend of group process at a McCarthy bootcamp, I wanted to spend some time reflecting on the process and the insights.  As part of searching while “On the way to Somewhere Else” to aid those reflections, I … Continue reading

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Don Norman would be proud

Don Norman is a delightful professorial curmudgeon who collects and publishes examples of good and bad design in books like The Design of Everyday Things and Living with Complexity. On my walk through the Seattle Ferry terminal yesterday I finally took … Continue reading

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Exercising Again with Technology

In August I made the mistake of trying to run in some of the new “Born to Run” NB Minimus shoes from New Balance.  I thought I had made all of the appropriate stride and upright stance running changes.  At … Continue reading

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Ferry Capacity – Obesity Strikes

You have to love some of the things that the government spends time and money on.  This week we learned that the Washington State Ferries passenger carrying capacity has to be lowered considerably due to the average weight gain of … Continue reading

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Burgundy – Visiting the Cradle of Pinot Noir

Several years ago I walked into the office of Skye Hallberg who was the Chief Marketing Officer at Benziger Family Winery and confronted her with the question “Why can’t you folks in California make a Pinot Noir as good as … Continue reading

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