- 09:13 YES, we should! RT @tactphil Should We Just Blow Up Nonprofit "Vote for Me" Social Good Contests ? ow.ly/1sDJM
- 09:28 @billjohnston You've done a lot of GREAT stuff over the past 3 years there @forumone Kudos to your accomplishments!
- 14:56 So proud of my oldest: she was just selected as "Student of the Month" by her teacher. We're surprising her Friday at an Awards assembly :)
- 16:06 RT @soulfoodfarm Don't forget to comment on CNN's blog post about Soul Food Farm: bit.ly/atCIAk
- 19:31 Coloring easter eggs with the wee ones while the pizza cooks
Wednesday, March 31, 2010
Tuesday, March 30, 2010
- 09:45 Two days until launch. Feeling pretty good about where we are, but there's still much to get done.
- 12:23 @amoration All very exciting news... especially the chickens part!
- 13:54 The dog just put himself in his crate. I wonder what he knows that I don't?
- 15:59 DC levies 5-cent fee on plastic shopping bags. Use drops 84% in January yet collects $150K to clean Anacostia River bit.ly/dpCG7k
- 18:33 Oldest made minestrone soup for dinner (yum). Youngest is sick and has slept all day long (poor thing).
- 22:20 Happy to win tonight's poker game. Now I can buy those new running shoes I have my eye on!
Monday, March 29, 2010
- 07:46 Gorgeous morning for a run along the SF waterfront from north beach to ft point.
- 13:54 Chi running workshop really helped: ran today's 10K at a pace of 15 sec/mile faster than ever before!
- 17:19 I'm so tired of my #Garmin 310XT losing workout data when transferring to Garmin Connect server.
- 17:32 Great article! (even if it's from Sept 2009) 8 Tips and Resources for Managing Your Business Finances bit.ly/14P14n
- 22:48 RT @PamOmidyar "We make our food very similar to cocaine now," bit.ly/9bxYnH we're engineering ourselves to death for convenience
Sunday, March 28, 2010
- 06:40 Waiting for the sun to rise so there's enough light to start my bike ride.
- 12:30 Took the wee ones to see How to Train Your Dragon and we all LOVED it. Highly recommend it
- 15:05 Trying my hand at making focaccia. We're on our second rise (in the pan) and should know the results in 90 minutes or so.
Saturday, March 27, 2010
- 09:45 @nurturegirl grateful for you, too!
- 09:54 An opportunity to go on a tandem sky dive has just appeared. Trying hard to figure out why I should decline.
- 10:28 this could be a fun job! RT @frandallfarmer Flickr hiring community manager in SF awe.sm/52v9V
- 10:48 @billjohnston wow, what fantastic news from you! Congrats on the new gig; you're going to do great things at Dell. post.ly/VfSd
- 19:47 Just added "dishwasher repairman" to my list of accomplishments. Roar!
- 21:35 Not all calories are created equal! Research shows HFCS causes considerably more weight gain bit.ly/ab5sDh
Friday, March 26, 2010
- 09:26 lesson learned: never safe to assume a Skype will be audio only. Glad I was decent for this morning's (surprise: video!) call.
- 09:35 Job opening for Biz Intel Analyst @GlobalGiving. Great organization, great people, great potential. pls RT bit.ly/cTfH3G
- 10:43 "Don't grieve. Anything you lose comes round in another form." ~ Rumi #quote
- 11:01 RT @DaveZinczenko BAD CHEMISTRY: Unnecessary weight gain isn't about eating TOO MUCH food. It's about eating too much that ISN'T food.
- 11:09 @pigeonflight most of the crap sold in boxes and plastic pouches is highly processed "stuff" whereas fresh fruits/veg are real foods
- 13:28 RT @jayrosen_nyu "What we want from readers has a huge role in helping us decide what we do with anonymity and identity." < a href="http://jr.ly/yca2">jr.ly/yca2
- 14:33 Got my first check made payable to Pathbreaker Consulting LLC today. Guess I'd better open a business bank account somewhere!
- 22:06 Nice shutout win, #Sharks! We're in the playoffs again!
Thursday, March 25, 2010
- 08:49 When deadlines suddenly (arbitrarily?) change, the calendar feels more like a weapon than a tool. En garde!
- 09:23 GREAT idea! RT @HealthTrust Santa Clara County Supervisor Ken Yeager says no to toys for fatty fast foods... bit.ly/cObD6C
- 10:00 RT @YosemiteDNC New Yosemite/El Cap quarter unveiled today. bit.ly/bE2FEs
- 13:17 Wishing I could train the dog to walk out of my office BEFORE he passes gas rather than immediately after.
- 13:19 RT @nprnews: Check out the Facebook page for our year-long series w/ the @kitchensisters, The Hidden World Of Girls: bit.ly/9n9xL1
- 20:27 RT @dallant The CompanyShrink looks into whether you should take the risks to become what you want to become coshrink.com/ @coshrink
20:40 RT @urbanchickens We made it on the "50 Best Farm and Agriculture Blogs," and we're in good company! bit.ly/alhfeN
Wednesday, March 24, 2010
- 08:59 Finally realizing that what I thought had been bad allergies is actually a wicked cold. Glad to be on the mend, though.
- 09:30 AMEN! RT @kristiewells thinks everyone in Congress needs to lose their health coverage. Let 'em get a sense of what Americans are going thru
- 12:39 Happy to rediscover 'The Killing Jar' by Siouxsie & the Banshees thanks to ipod shuffle today bit.ly/9VBnva
- 12:59 Want to make an impact in realm of microfinance and financial inclusion? Job oppty at Omidyar Network bit.ly/99YtDw
- 13:22 @soulfoodfarm nice choice quotes from Food, Inc!
- 19:45 so glad to see the #Sharks win again!
- 19:59 Thoroughly enjoying watching Snow White with the girls (it's their first time seeing it). Their giggling is mus ic to my ears.
Tuesday, March 23, 2010
- 01:13 Totally agree with @pierre that biggest mistake we've made online is allowing and embracing anonymous speech tcrn.ch/bJZd6E
- 10:52 Nothing gets an overdue phone call to ring in faster than popping a big handful on nuts in your mouth...
- 11:04 @ncjack congratulations on the great marathon time! Look forward to seeing you light it up at Wildflower!
- 13:58 RT @BAVC: Need music for your project? RT @creativecommons: dig.ccmixter.org a new interface for discovering music from ccMixter.
- 16:20 love, Love, LOVE! the pix that @lizsong took of me. Highly recommend her if you're looking for a good photographer.
- 16:44 @dailyfunshine the chi running workshop was great! I read the book last year yet I le arned so much more from the workshop itself. Take one!
- 00:23 Happy to have finished my last business call of the day. Now it's time to sleep!
Monday, March 22, 2010
- 08:22 Getting ready to head out to the Chi Running workshop. Looking forward to improving my running form today with SVTC folks.
- 15:13 Fantastic Chi Running workshop today. Learned a lot of technique that can be implemented immediately, and already feel more efficient.
- 18:32 RT @TEDNews: Catch "Jamie Oliver's Food Revolution" tonight on ABC at 10pm ET bit.ly/9iizi5 via @tedprize @femmebot
Sunday, March 21, 2010
- 07:08 Wishing everyone a happy first day of Spring. It's finally here!
- 10:42 great bicycle workout at dawn this morning: hill climbs and a serendipitous Time Trial. Must get faster for Wildflower... only 6 weeks away!
- 16:15 Had a fun afternoon at the beach with the girls, then we explored the crab catches at Pillar Point Harbor.
Saturday, March 20, 2010
- 13:10 I love all the flowers and new growth in this warm weather. My allergies beg to differ.
- 15:28 holy sh!t! how disrespectful RT @sacca When Fox News grows up let's invite them back to the White House: bit.ly/asCVTP
- 15:30 3 great local SF acoustic shows tonight at Bazaar Cafe on California St @ 7pm - help support local music! ow.ly/1oFML
- 21:56 fun afternoon with the girls: went swimming then made mini-pizzas for dinner. Tomorrow we hit the beach
- 22:11 Received a written offer on our house tonight. And so begins the next phase of change.
Friday, March 19, 2010
- 01:41 Time to finally sleep, or at least try. Much has been done, yet there's still so much to do.
- 08:46 Too true! RT @triswimcoach "You don't fail overnight. Instead, failure is a few errors in judgement, repeated every day." -Jim Rohn
- 09:16 It feels a bit odd to be 40, a father, and single again, but I think I could get used to this.
- 09:24 HBR: 1 person's "discretion" is another's "dishonest." Is getting harder to determine where one ends & other begins. bit.ly/aX3POn
- 13:41 Dear marketers: any email with a subject line of "Last Chance to..." is instantly deleted. Don't bother sending.
- 17:09 Hoping the #sharks turn it around and win tonight. The way they've been losing, you'd think it was the playoffs already!
- 20:33 Squeaked out a win in the first round of the SCVDA darts tournament. Guess I'll be here a while tonight!
- 23:42 Teamed with Chris, made it to 5th place in the darts tournament. Fun night of darts. Great to see Beefy's filled with SCVDA folks.
Thursday, March 18, 2010
- 10:51 wondering how i can teach my iPhone that I'll likely never ever use "cam" in a sentence and to please auto-correct to "can" in all instances
- 11:06 SWEET! Got Hannah signed up for her summer camps when reg opened just now. Thank you browser refresh!
- 15:31 RT @mattflannery If your social venture lost contest, don't despair. @Kiva rejected from @GSVC @echoinggreen @stanfordBASES &more
- 17:35 If it weren't for Skype, I don't know how I'd get my work done with my overseas clients. (well, not as cheaply, anyway)
- 22:40 Daylight Savings has caught me twice this week showing up early for international calls. Lesson learned. At least I wasn't late!
Wednesday, March 17, 2010
- 09:20 @ncjack you're going to rock the marathon this weekend! Looking forward to the Tweetup at Wildflower.
- 12:07 Anyone have strategies to help me get a chronic non-finisher to complete something they started?
- 12:24 Fantastic job opportunities! @HopeStreetGroup is hiring a Web Mgr, a Health Care Dir and a COO. Know anyone good? bit.ly/bBiQ6t
- 13:03 @KevinStark was hoping to be able to avoid the micromanaging, but I think that may be the best course here. (and I'll try chocolate, too)
- 15:53 Busted! Motocop just rapped on my window and wagged his finger at me for cheking email at stoplight. No ticket, tho whew
Tuesday, March 16, 2010
- 10:01 RT @scottlondon When Fast Co writes on self-transformation, things are really bad or paradigm shift is underway or both bit.ly/aCkgu2
- 10:06 I'll be talking all things urban chickens at the Secret Gardens of the East Bay tour on April 25. Hope to see you there bit.ly/bM8x6U
- 10:22 @chrismdp Thanks for the lead, Chris!
- 10:45 love having a fridge full of leftovers from the weekend's cooking: beer-braised chicken, green curry chicken, tom yam soup. lunch FTW!
- 11:01 RT @lblumenthal: A few lessons learned while launching social media at a foundation. bit.ly/96EHNu (via @cashel)
- 11:11 Great to be part of this! RT @NurtureGirl: Approaching 1500 views, we made the editors choice on slideshare. #thrivable bit.ly/9xbeTi
- 14:49 Would love to see Atoms for Peace at the Fox Theater in Oakland, but not at $50 a pop for an obstructed view seat bit.ly/boUvFB
- 15:55 Plastic Beach by Gorillaz keeps getting better with every listen. bit.ly/ajItWV
- 16:30 @femmebot What a great lunch that was! Living through #sxsw vicariously through you this year, Phoebe!
- 21:10 Great time at the SV Tri Club core workout tonight. Hope I can get out of bed in the morning without flopping onto the floor
Monday, March 15, 2010
- 08:04 According to the clock, I slept in. According to my body, I did not.
- 10:17 Fantastic day for a swim in SF Bay at the Aquatic Park. Cold but invigorating.
- 21:01 @KevinStark Congrats to Sarah! (takes after her dad, eh?)
Sunday, March 14, 2010
- 06:23 Beautiful sunrise to start the run at Sawyer Camp Trail
- 08:03 Great seven mile run with the last one at 6:54 pace. Now to breakfast in Half Moon Bay with running partner Matt
- 12:51 At the #sharks game with Hannah. Good times
- 21:39 RT @EmilyHaughey: Acknowledge, apologize, and act. Three ways to fix trust. -@chrisbrogan via @jfinlayson
Saturday, March 13, 2010
- 08:45 Today is packed with photos, blog posts, vendor calls, client docs and F2F meetings. Love ending the week like this.
- 08:57 Watching the plum tree flower petals scatter in the wind like so many fat snowflakes
- 14:01 Heading up to SF for meetings and then a little fun, rainfall be damned.
- 17:32 Hipster on fixie. Riding wrong way down the street. Hood ornament soon.
Friday, March 12, 2010
- 05:58 Tweet ideas for new #USTourismSlogan for Obama's new Corp. For Travel Promotion. People's ideas: bit.ly/buuu5v
- 06:49 @schlepp thanks for the leads!
- 13:19 RT @triswimcoach "Without realizing who you are, happiness cannot come to you."
- 21:43 Finally got my first singles win of the dart season. And it's only week 6!
Thursday, March 11, 2010
- 06:31 To err is human, to blame it on technology even more so. Toyota hysteria = passing the buck. bit.ly/9SDppW
- 08:08 awesome! just found some great company here in "itsNAME" land: @itspetergabriel is on Twitter!
- 08:52 Loving @itsPeterGabriel's cover of Bowie's 'Heroes' bit.ly/c442py
- 11:54 imagine biz owners had brick-and-mortar analytics like web analytics. Thanks to @foursquare, there's an app for that bit.ly/bpISjd
- 15:09 RT @OGILVY: How to put together a corporate social media policy in 5 minutes: bit.ly/9eQwqD
- 16:05 @KevinStark Great to hear you on the call, too! We should schedule some one-on-one catch up time soon. traveling to CA any time?
- 16:10 Help? Can anyone recommend a good Plone developer/shop to help setup and configure a Plone-based web site?
- 20:47 @Schlepp Location's not important, but references are. Trying not to do a blind RFP via Plone.net (yet). Know anyone?
- 20:56 Kansas City plans to close nearly half its schools? Is that by Intelligent Design Or Darwinism? (I forget) nyti.ms/aDmGyC
Wednesday, March 10, 2010
- 11:13 Have had a busy but productive morning so far. Hope to hold the momentum thru the rest of the day!
- 14:53 watching a homeless guy check email on a library computer near me, wondering why we have guys in our dart league who won't do the same.
- 15:32 @DanAncona ooooh! triple word score on "epiphanic"!
Tuesday, March 09, 2010
- 07:01 Shorten the school week to just 4 days for budget reasons? Seems we've forgotten why kids are in school to begin with bit.ly/baXCMp
- 08:24 "The happiest of all lives is a busy solitude." -- Voltaire
- 09:57 Wow, @Peets has decreased its free wi-fi window down to one hour (from two). message received: move along, please!
- 10:14 RT @lblumenthal 10 mistakes made by Twitter novices. bit.ly/a66m8b
- 10:22 @PamO hope you're feeling better today... the 10K can wait til you're healthy and ready for it
- 10:43 Not too thrilled with your job? Should you work for yourself? Take the 2–minute Isenberg Entrepreneur Test bit.ly/bvoe0p
- 14:40 Do you really need all that data? HBR has 4 questions to h elp you determine the ROI of those voluminous reports bit.ly/dDzSrG
- 18:10 Rode bike 12 miles thru rain to pick up car from shop. Got there 5 min after closing. Must ride back again in morning. Sigh
- 00:13 RE: @rheingoldsbutt Congratulations on graduating, Howard! Looking forward to our next Church of Mt Tam. disq.us/dk0dc
Monday, March 08, 2010
- 07:37 @PamO good luck on your 10K this morning!
- 12:52 Great two summit ride this morning: Kings Mtn Rd then Old La Honda. Going to be ready for Wildflower's Nasty Grade!
- 17:25 RT @RosabethKanter 1st rule of success in life: Show up. 2nd rule: Speak up. 3rd rule: Partner up. 4th rule: Never give up.
Sunday, March 07, 2010
- 07:05 @PamO you can go to brunch before the ice bath. Be sure to walk around & stretch right after you finish to keep from tightening up.
- 07:55 Loving this week's batch of $5 albums on MP3 at Amazon. Lots of oldies-but-goodies bit.ly/buXfx7
- 10:26 Took the dog out on an 8km run with me this morning. He held up remarkably well!
Saturday, March 06, 2010
- 07:06 Three easy steps to exiting a conversation gracefully (thx HBR) bit.ly/a4kPFs
- 10:14 Up to my elbows in all things Plone-related today
- 10:44 Didn't see that one coming. Probably should have, though, considering the source.
- 10:50 Another good HBR post about the effects of hoarding information (remember: networks route around hoarders) bit.ly/axKuVY
- 15:18 Sneaking in a run before the rain comes
- 22:10 @PamO have a great time in the 10K on Sunday, Pam! Be sure to get in an ice bath for your legs afterwards for a quick recovery
Friday, March 05, 2010
- 08:46 Attn: Recruiters. Even in this jobs environment, typos are a show-stopper.
- 11:04 RT @exectweets Surprise! Facebook and Twitter may make us more productive at work: bit.ly/a70XS2
- 16:44 Grateful to my network for bringing so many good resources my way this week. You're the best!
- 17:01 RT @mlees: "Ricky Gervais (Unintentionally and Eloquently) on Facebook vs. Customer Communities" (bit.ly/cfc0vc)
Thursday, March 04, 2010
Wednesday, March 03, 2010
- 02:43 Have seen the early side of 4:45am a few too many times this past week. Look forward to sleeping in til 7:00am tomorrow back home.
- 09:21 Connections, connectIons! Thank goodness for @unitedairlines Red Carpet Club staff!
- 14:39 Back home in time to surprise Hannah by picking her up from school. Good to be back in California
- 23:28 One part of me wishes time would fly by, while another part of me needs time to slow down. Such conflict.
Tuesday, March 02, 2010
- 16:20 Raining so hard at MSY airport the power is cycling on and off in Terminal C. Flight to LAX still on time tho
- 18:32 Big bummer: flight canceled. Stuck at MSY airport overnight. Won't see San Jose til 2pm tomorrow.
- 19:04 @smallbiztlc yes, am in a hotel (thankfully). Up at 4:45 to catch the early flight tho (ick)