Archive for October, 2009


This has been home for me for the past nine days. That’s all about to change, though. A truck is on it’s way right now from Auburn loaded with all of our worldly possessions. Tomorrow we move into our new house in Anderson, SC. Not only is this a transition for us as a family [...]

end of the line

18 months ago I left my job as VP of Marketing and Design at Griffin Technology in Nashville, TN. I spent last summer traveling the country looking for a new job. With no promising prospects I decided to cash it all in and take a year off to go back to school and complete my [...]


Last weekend I only got a taste of trail riding but I knew I wanted more. So, I ordered up a new single speed sprocket and chain and gave it another shot this morning. I was on the trail by 7:30am. It was in the low 60s and sunny and I was the only person [...]

The real impact of social networking while at work

Recently I started noticing that a surprising number of my FB contacts were constantly posting meaningless status updates throughout the day (as in twice an hour or more). It’s like some kind of electronic stream of conscience for some people. I can imagine them now, thinking a funny thought then spending the next 10 minutes cleverly composing, researching, taking pictures, and finding links for their post.