9.27 addendum: The strike is resolved. It seems surprising. Over what would be a $125K of cost a team, the NFL owners have locked out their referees. They’re using replacement officials. Play on the field has suffered. Players are getting injured. Some teams have lost games due to blown calls or non-calls. The referees are
As you may know, I refer to my wife in these posts as The Good Wife. I do so because one of the reasons I fell in love with her was her “good heart” (a phrase from the Scriptures), one filled with genuineness. Anyone who has met her, I think, would also see that trait.
Over BBQ at Redbones, I had lunch with an entrepreneur whom I’ve long admired from afar. The conversation took a quick turn when we both talked about our personal insecurities. This entrepreneur talked about how he came east from the Midwest, turned down MIT when he was offered a killer financial aid package elsewhere, and
Cort Johnson, Jeremy Weiskotten and the folks at Terrible Labs invited me to be on “Scotch O’Clock.” They’re behind some cool companies. “The Scotch” is an on-video interview. A bit off the rails (no pun intended, as Terrible Labs is a Ruby on Rails shop). I really enjoyed meeting them and I’m grateful for the
I’m increasingly pursuing “authenticity.” It’s a hard word to define, but to me it is: “Living life in a way that is real and meaningful in all areas and at all times. No spin, no masks.” So, I’m increasingly doing Skype video calls rather than Plain Old Phone Calls when I cannot meet someone in
I pray today for all the families.