Grampa

In 1968, my Grandfather was told his Lupus was terminal. He was given 6-months to live. Rather than dying as the doctor had recommended, he told the good doctor to f*** himself and proceeded to outlive him by many years. He loved to tell that story, on occasion in extra-expletive detail. Though he smoked like a chimney and […]

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What are you working towards again?

There’s a lot of great advice out there in the world that isn’t great for you. You’ve heard it, and may be working toward it, it may may your parents or your accountant happy, but that still doesn’t make it a good idea in your particular case. Over the last decade or so, I’ve detuned from […]

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The story of Sam & Bronkar

I met Bronkar when he first arrived in the San Francisco Bay Area. He’d been in town less than a week and bumped into my vocal coach who told him to go to The Vowel Movement Beatbox Salon. I was a founding member of the monthly event and happened to be there when he took the […]

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Your Productivity Throttle

After trying dozens of full-on productivity systems and hundreds (thousands?) of little productivity hacks over the last decade, almost none of them worked for me very long. Some time ago I noticed that almost none of them work permanently for most people. Hmm. It took me a little while to figure out why. Now, after […]

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Cloud Living Anniversary & update

It was 4 years ago today that I left my beautiful home in Forest Knolls and set out into The Cloud. It was a very sad time for me because it was all tangled up in the ending of a decade-long relationship, the only one I had ever known. I was just about to turn […]

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