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I Could Get Used To This

This spring has been surprisingly delightful this year due to an occasional ritual that I have stumbled onto. I can’t say that it has become a habit as of yet, but a couple of times a week I have found a wonderful way to unwind after work. My favorite cigar store is on my way […]


The images above are examples of the name tags that were used at the last Facebook Developer Conference. The design completely blows me away. All I can do is sit and drool looking at these incredible name tags. If you want more, I suggest you check out the Fonts In Use article since they have […]

I came across this image yesterday when I was exploring Ffffound! and would love to purchase this flag. Given that I run a media streaming business, I think some high-quality footage of this flag blowing in the wind would be great for demos and “technical difficulty” messaging. If anyone has a suggestion of where I […]

Things That Caught My Eye Today

There are many distractions that entertain me throughout the day. Some from Twitter, others from RSS feeds. The following are the best of the best for a Friday: Perking Up: The Coffee Economy Awakes iPhone Web Development Honoring Apple from 1976 to the Italian introduction of the iPad StreetMuseum Tina Fey’s greatest comedy moments I […]

Teaching Baby Wolf To Howl

Just a little bit of fun for a Friday. Three more if you’re so inclined: Deer Licking A Cat Dog Plays With Baby Deer Jazz Dog Malfunction Source: Heather Powazek Champ

A Few Political Links

I’ve been buried in work since my last post and have a half-dozen, half-baked articles in the queue, but after going through my feeds this morning, a handful of links seemed to gel and I thought a quick post was in order. Hack The Debate The next debate on October 15th is going to feature […]

Behind The Scenes of the Nashville Gas Shortage

If you haven’t been following the news of recent, Nashville has had a gas shortage for well over a week now. I’ve been having flashbacks to the 1973 oil crisis as we’ve seen lines around the block for people trying to get gas at a station that actually had gasoline. It’s been a bit nuts […]

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