Tides (74 of 90)

I’m started and stopped this blog post several times in the last few minutes. I rarely have this problem, but today’s been filled with activity from start to finish. I’ve had precious little time to think about what I wanted to write. This is a good thing. Mostly. It’s good because the past few days […]

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Like Tiers in the Rain (7o of 90)

There was a panel several years ago at South by Southwest Interactive conference about working in the cultural gutter. The idea: tales from people who’d come up through non-traditional technologically-based paths in traditional companies. I’d like to tell that I was on that panel, but I honestly can’t remember. Nearly two decades of the conference […]

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The All of Sum Parts (67 of 90)

Living my life in a slow hell / Different girl every night at the hotel / I ain’t seen the sun shine in three damn days The world is re-shaping itself around me these days and I have realized – or re-realized – that I’m on the outside looking in. A face pressed against the […]

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On Changing Paths (66 of 90)

It’s Sunday afternoon and I’m sipping cappuccino, sitting in my local Panera and trying to clear my head. There is a calm-ness to this day that I recognize, even though my head is swirling with thoughts that turn my stomach. Mistakes and mis-steps I’ve made which, in the grand scheme of things, matter so very […]

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Horizons….(57 of 90)

“There is no honest way to explain it because the only people who really know where it is are the ones who have gone over. The others- the living- are those who pushed their luck as far as they felt they could handle it, and then pulled back, or slowed down, or did whatever they […]

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