After Carbon Black went public, Mrs. T. and I had some discussions. So, I’m excited to announce that our family is investing as angels and will donate all gains to charities. Why do this? First, we want to back entrepreneurs. This is personal for me. I have a low-income and immigrant background (more here). I
We have a winter storm coming. Schools are being dismissed early, and my Board meeting today will be a call. If you’re contemplating cooking dinner, might I suggest braised short ribs? Last Sunday, I was early at the grocery store and saw that they had both boneless and with-the-bone beef short ribs. Together, they make
I took an UberX from the airport last week, and my driver was awesome. He was from Georgia, the country that straddles Europe and Asia and which used to be part of the Soviet Union. I asked the driver, Irakli, if he missed Georgia. He said he didn’t, except for the food. Soon, we started
Twitter is like a digital Id. You get everything, unfiltered and all the time: the pedantic, zany, funny, and reprehensible. Occasionally, you’ll find something completely moving and deep. Here is one, in Ben Sprecher’s Tweet below. I encourage you to read the NYT article in the link (or, click here). It is about heroism of
It has been a dream since childhood to go to the Super Bowl. So, this past weekend in Atlanta was a milestone event for me. I awoke before dawn the day of the flight, as I was very excited. Most people at the gate wore their Patriots gear, and one family went all-out. I’ve never
Sometimes, you just get lucky. Our family is a huge fan of Vietnamese food: the clean flavors, the fresh vegetables and herbs, and the silky and sweet Vietnamese-style iced coffee. When the Atrium Mall closed and took with it our favorite Vietnamese restaurant, there’s been a gap in our dining itineraries ever since. There certainly
I haven’t blogged in a few weeks because, well, not much has happened since the holidays. Our older kids are back in college, work has resumed, and day-to-day life is back in force. I miss the holidays, but it has been good to be productive at work and to get back into a daily rhythm.