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Archive for September, 2009

single speed lesson

Since finishing school I haven’t been commuting daily on my Marin Hamilton 29er single speed bike. I finally decided that the time was right to slap on my knobbies and hit the trail! Unfortunately, the stock gearing on the Hamilton is set up for the street so it was a bit more complicated than swapping [...]

juice’d up

Regular visitors of my blog and/or Flickr stream may have noticed that I seem to be taking a lot of pictures of things found around the house, while shopping, etc. I like to think I’ve just been following Chase Jarvis’ admonition that there are at least 10 great shots within 10m of you right now. [...]

On assignment

Yesterday morning I’m sitting on the porch reading a book with nothing more planned for the day when my phone rings. It’s Jeremy Henderson, editor of a local Auburn blog called The War Eagle Reader. Jeremy’s brother, Zac Henderson is the regular photo editor of the blog but he had to return to photography school [...]

The recruiting system needs a redesign

For the last 18 months the shoe as been on the other foot as I have found myself looking for a new job. The main thing that I have learned during this time is that the modern day recruiting system is in need of a serious overhaul.