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“Go and make interesting mistakes, make amazing mistakes, make glorious and fantastic mistakes. Break rules. Leave the world more interesting for your being here.”

Neil Gaiman

Doing My Part for the Economy

It’s a strange realization, that you are the owner of a business.

I’ve been working as a freelancer for nearly two years now. My wife accomplished a hard feat two years ago; she got a better job. If you think the economy is bad now, think back to November of 2009. Yep, even worse then. Companies were downsizing (even the one I worked for at the time; I’d managed to keep my job even though others there hadn’t), gas prices were still quite scary and the housing market was still in free fall. I was proud of her accomplishments […Read More]


I’m a pretty big fan of technology in general, but I’m not obsessive about it. I like for technology to have real, tangible benefits, not just be techie for techie’s sake. I have an iPhone, but not the newest, biggest one. I have a Mac laptop, but not an iPad. And for years (okay, decades) I’ve been using a drip coffee maker that I could program at night and have a pot ready before my alarm even goes off.

Over the holidays, a visiting cousin casually mentioned that he had switched to a French press for his morning coffee […Read More]