Caution: oddball sense of humor alert.
For reasons which seemed appropriate at the time we stopped at an outlet center in Gaffney, SC, (home of the world famous Gaffney Peach) on the way back from Atlanta. Walking by one store this poster caught my eye. Guess you can pick up anything at the outlets these [...]
Ran across this little email received by Evhead. Naveed Ahmed writes in with:
I think to be a successful entrepreneur only 3 things matter:
1] A clear vision of where your company is going.
2] Genuine desire and passion to create amazingly great products/services.
3] Strong conviction that your product/service is going to make a positive difference in your [...]
It is Friday, after all.
Stormtroopers Gone Wild!
Yes, it’s geek humor. So sue me.
It’s in the NY Times, so it must be true, right?
City to Offer Free Trips to Las Vegas for Officers
By JOSEPH B. TREASTER and CHRISTOPHER DREW
NEW ORLEANS, Sept. 4 – A day after two police suicides and the abrupt resignations or desertions of up to 200 police officers, defiant city officials on Sunday began offering [...]
…by the loss of life and property along the Gulf Coast.
…by the callous appropriation of the tragedy by some to promote their political agenda.
…by the abandonment of any semblance of unbiased reporting by most of the broadly read and viewed media such as CNN, The Washington Post, The LA Times, The New York Times, Associated [...]
Lileks, simultaneously cheering the imminent demise of New Penn Station and hoping that the New New Penn Station will be as good as the old Penn Station:
What to do with Penn Station after the new one’s done? Roll up the concrete trucks, boys. Lower the chutes. Open the sluice gates. Fill it in.
That said, [...]
I had the pleasure of watching as my friend and business partner, Nick Gustavsson, took his oath of allegiance to the United States on Friday at the US courthouse in Baltimore. It was both moving and frustrating at the same time.
For the most part the INS folks did a fine job working through the 49 [...]
Café, afternoon. Waiting for Gnat’s class to finish, working on a column. I have my headphones on; all hail iTunes radio, because the lady at the adjacent table is yelling into her cell phone. She does not realize that she is compensating for the lack of auditory feedback you get with normal phones. It’s [...]
The only problem with Michael Hyatt’s article about PowerPoint is that too many people won’t read it, and too many of those who do read it won’t heed his advice.
PowerPoint can be a wonderful tool if used correctly. It can also be a dangerous distraction that interferes with communication rather than facilitating it. [...]
All the contractors are rushing to finish their various jobs around here this week. We’re understandably weary of being able to see, but not use, thousands of dollars worth of new cabinets, counters and appliances in the kitchen; the only thing left to do is finish the floor. It got sanded and stained yesterday, and [...]