This spam I received to my work email account made me laugh. Not only am I happily married, I also have a fond appreciation for timeliness.
2014 was a good year, though when I look back, there were things that I enjoy that I didn't do nearly enough. We won't call these resolutions, but merely ideas for things I'd like to do more of in the coming year. 1. Take my wife out for more dates 2. Take the family on... Continue Reading →
May you have a very Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays. I hope all of your dreams come true in the New Year!
I've been working on sort of a historical project this week at work, and it's been great to look back through the archives of this blog to see what I did way back when. I started this blog in 2004, I think, so sometime this year I missed the ten-year anniversary. I used to write... Continue Reading →
I'm currently reading Remote: Office Not Required. From page 47: Worth counting too is the number of days you spend emailing someone who only sits three desks away. People go to the office all the time and act as though they are working remotely: emailing, instant messaging, secluding themselves to get work done. At the... Continue Reading →
The article "Is there Life After Email? Yes, and it's Amazing." states that most business email is sent to either "cover your ass" or to "show off". I'm guilty of striving for excellence in both areas. In the CYA statement, the author says that "Email is broadcast to entire divisions simply to ensure no one... Continue Reading →
The past two days I received two very nice compliments via social media. Both of them made me feel especially valued and appreciated, even if the kind words came from people I have never met in person. I'm posting them here for those days where things aren't quite so rosy. The first comment came out... Continue Reading →