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Stray Observations

  • There are few things more annoying than self proclaimed, "Social Technology Experts."  If there's one thing that everyone should realize when it comes to social media and social technology, it's that none of us are experts.  The landscape is constantly shifting and changing.  We are all students.  Those who listen and learn, adapt and change, will be successful. 
  • Watching Angelo clamor for food is probably one of the most entertaining parts of my day.  In the 2 hours I get to spend with him a day, requests for food easily make up 115 minutes.  He's a growing boy.  Please, God, let him be a growing boy...
  • I am really jealous of my Dad right now.  He's going to be winging his way across the pacific northwest landscape in a WWII era B-17 bomber.  If  737's are the Honda Civics of the flight world, the B-17 is definitely a 1970, 4 speed, Hemi Plymouth Barracuda.  
  • Speaking of flying, what if I jumped out of a plane, pulled my ripcord, and a cell phone, ipad, laptop, portable speakers, and usb cords went tumbling out instead of a parachute. Having one last face palm moment before you died wouldn't be that horrible of a way to go.  I mean, sometimes you just have to laugh at yourself, right?
  • Saw an ad today for an organic bamboo bathrobe, "for the green Dad."  I don't know if this meant eco-friendly or inexperienced, but the message was the same.  If you really care about your children, stop buying cloth bathrobes that pollute our atmosphere and cause the Global Warming Fallacy.
  • There really is nothing like leaving the FedEx building at 11:30pm and stepping into a downpour.  I can't tell where the rain starts and the sweat ends.  Probably somewhere on my upper lip.
  • I really want to be good at fishing.  I want to be one of those Dad's who take their kids fishing.  The problem?  I have fished exactly 3 times in my entire life.  I have no idea how to remedy this.  I might have bigger problems.


  1. You and David should take the boys fishing together in a year or two.

    1. So it is written, so it shall be done.


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