I used to think the point of a road trip was pretty well summed up by Jerry Reed in “East Bound and Down”: “There’s a long way to go and a short time to get there …” Even if I started a trip thinking we could take our time, at some point the urge to … Continue reading Road Trip!
Seventeen years ago, Sara and I decided to repaint our house, an old farmhouse originally built in 1904, dramatically transformed in 1934 after a fire gutted half of the original, but still a classic, simple structure. (I’ve included a picture of how it looks today.) Being the detail freak perfectionist weirdos that we are, we … Continue reading The Attention Experiment, Part 2: Layer Upon Layer
One week ago, I started a great experiment. I’m trying to answer this question: how do I regain control of what I pay attention to? It’s not a “digital detox,” where I swear off all things electronic for a month or a year. I’m not moving to Opt Out Village. I like my digital interactions … Continue reading The Attention Experiment: Part 1, Pulling Back
There’s exciting news as MediaPRO becomes part of the KnowBe4 family. What a kick to see so many of my friends and colleagues joining on with this clear industry leader … But not me. It’s time for me to get off the bus and set off in a different direction! I’m going to start by … Continue reading Off the Bus
I wouldn’t call myself a “fair weather hiker.” Not only would it imply some flaw in my character but it’s just not true: I hike in every month of the year, and I’ll take off for the mountains in nearly any condition. But I prefer sunshine. For me, hiking is all about digging beauty … … Continue reading Popping Through the Clouds; Feeling My Head Explode