Follow up to yesterday's "New Ideas" blog
Great meeting today with the two principals of the client. I started out with a discussion of how they could more effectively sell what they already sell by using some new sales portals. They were very enthusiastic about this approach and we sta... Read more
I've been doing a heavier load of consulting for a long time client of mine since late May. This is a small/medium sized company that is specialized in one product line. They are profitable, but it is a close thing every month, and every year si... Read more
Scary but ultimately fun adventure today
I was returning home from an errand this morning, and on a major four lane road traffic was stopped in both lanes for apparently no reason. I noticed three people clustered by one of the stopped cars and found that they were trying to coax a ter... Read more
Glen Miller Orchestra
Last year I stumbled across the current incarnation of the old time great band on our trip to Myrtle Beach. We then went to see them two more times when they were relatively near by.
A couple of weeks ago, quite by accident, I found out tha... Read more
Had some fun today
I used to play World of Warcraft years ago, and had a lot of fun. Business has been so heavy lately that I haven't really taken much time for myself to just have fun.
A friend convinced me to try the new Guild Wars 2 game today. This is the... Read more
Low appetite days ahead
Now that I'm done with the 4th and my birthday, my appetite is beginning to cool back down. When I was younger I had a built in weight control. I'd have high appetite periods followed by low appetite periods. Eventually I lost that built in safe... Read more
Tomorrow is my wife's birthday. Unfortunately, my main present for her didn't come in, and might not for a while. It's delivery is out of my control, though I will be putting the pressure on for it to get shipped.
I'm lucky to have Betty fo... Read more
We made fajitas last night, and it always turns out we have enough for two nights.
Our fajitas turn out to be nutritious and calorie conscious meals. The biggest calories in them are generally the tortillas. If we make them with steak, then... Read more
Game of Life, iPad style
I got an iPad enabled app version of the Game of Life through the Amazon Vine program recently. It has a smaller physical gameboard than the "old" version used to, but it has the spinner and keeps track of certain things in the iPad app. I think... Read more
Grand-daughter spending a day with us
Our daughter-in-law has a conference tomorrow, so asked us to keep our grand-daughter tonight and tomorrow. We don't get to spend that much time alone with her, so of course we are always happy to do so. They got here kind of late tonight, so it... Read more
One thing I really appreciate about SparkPeople which is virtually unique from other online communities:
In more than a year participating here, I have yet to come across a troll. There is no other online community I've ever participated in... Read more
These are the good old days
I always liked that line from the song Anticipation.
When I'm tempted to think that things were better years ago, or wish that I had things set up differently that are goals for the future, it is helpful to remember that song. Every day, to... Read more
A nice week, but back to work
I didn't get a lot of work done from Wednesday on this week. I did a lot of work on the pool, cooking on the 4th, squeezed in some work Thursday, but then only did a bit on my birthday Friday. The plan was to do more this weekend but projects ar... Read more
Leftovers running down
We finsihed off the baked beans today, and probably the last of the potato salad too. Now I just have to stay in control and ration out the birthday cake. LOL
Then we'll be done with feast eating and we can get back to normal. :-)... Read more
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Nice swim, nice birthday
This is always a calorie week from hell, but a taste week for the dreams: the 4th of July plus my birthday on the 6th. My wife made an outstanding dinner tonight. Tenderloin (French pan fried), baked potato, sauteed mushrooms, and a birthday cak... Read more