Be careful with assumptions

Don’t assume someone has never done something before. Ask if they have. Don’t assume that you know the best way. Ask for suggestions. Don’t assume the sale is closed. Get a signature or charge the card. The old saying always applies: “When you assume you make an ass out of u and me.” Making an…… Continue reading Be careful with assumptions

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Last ride to Williamsburg

Kate and I have been in Virginia since the middle of December. We came out to spend the holidays with her dad, Bill. Its been nice to spend time together during the pandemic. Also since we are planning to build a house it has been helpful to live in one so we can think more…… Continue reading Last ride to Williamsburg

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Sunny ride to Jamestown

The cold continues so my weekday rides remain at zero. Today we rode to Jamestown, VA which is the first permanent English settlement in the Americas. Its about a 15 mile ride from Bill’s house and is a great place to ride or run. Today Jamestown is part of the Colonial National Historical Park and…… Continue reading Sunny ride to Jamestown

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Riding wet

When today started we had no plans to ride bikes. The weather was forecast to be wet and rainy. We prefer not to ride in full rain as it is miserable and dangerous. However the weather ended up being more of a drizzle so we suited up and rolled out. Today’s ride was a much…… Continue reading Riding wet

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WordPress.com interviews Twitter/Square

Matt Mullenweg interviews Jack Dorsey for his latest podcast episode: https://distributed.blog/2020/12/16/episode-26-jack-dorsey-and-remote-collaboration/ I thought it was an interesting conversation. Here are 2 young and very successful programmers talking about how they are operating remote companies. They talk about OKRs, meetings, and other minutia of remote work. My take is that Jack is a really smart guy…… Continue reading WordPress.com interviews Twitter/Square

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