Musings

my life, experiences, and reflections

Let the Musings Begin

I have long blogged about highly technical articles and usually only after I have figured all the hard parts out. It was my way of giving back to the community, but I have long felt I was missing another side of me online. read more


Less communication can be more

Have you noticed how "plugged in" you are lately? I recently rejoined the social media scenes after being almost universally absent for about three years. Yes, you read that right. No twitter, no Facebook, no Reddit, no Flickr, no Tumblr, no social anything. read more


Pitch Camp, what is it good for?

Last week, I attended FourAthens Pitch Camp. Although we were not seeking investors, it seemed like a great idea to put ourselves through the ringer and see how investors might respond to our message. read more


Gonna be Starting Something New

Every once in a while, a number of good ideas that I've been churning in the back of my brain but never quite figured out how to do something useful or cohesive with finally gels. For the past week (first week of August 2014), I have literally been flying through pulling together a wealth of ideas. read more


Mold Killer Recipe

I went down into our basement and discovered what I thought to just be lots of dust was actually mold. At first, it just seemed like dust, but upon closer inspection there was a clear pattern to the growth that indicated mold and not dust. read more


I'd Rather Eat my Britches than Do This

You're an entrepreneur! Congratulations. You're wearing every hat in the business. The technician, who executes on getting stuff done or making things work for the client. The marketer, who finds the next paying customer through writing, talking, greeting, calling, canvasing ad infintum. The visionary, who sees the grand picture of where the company can go and boils it down to actionable steps. The bookkeeper who's paying the tax man and minding every penny spent and earned. And so on! read more


Rekindling a desire to workout consistently

For the last 3 years, I've been pretty slack about staying in shape and my body was starting to let me know....like *really* let me know. read more


The True Power of the Internet

We are able to connect with other human beings that will uplift and enrich our own lives and journeys. We are able to uplift and enrich another's life by doing nothing more than sharing our own experience and journey. read more


Week Five in the Gym

Today, I saw a huge boost in the weights I was able to push and I'm not sure what exactly happened. read more


On Hiring Good People

In the past, I have always felt it was my responsibility to put new hires at ease by letting them know that now that they're here, we'll do everything we can to make a long-term career path work. read more