“Last Christmas” Flowchart

It seems like the holiday song that you cannot escape is “Last Christmas.” It plays in every restaurant, store, or waiting room that you go to after November. And it is a terrible song. Basically the same two sentences repeated over and over. It is so bad that there is no best version of the […]

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Farewell, Wired 2 Win Television

It was summer 2006. I was working in inside sales for Datastream Systems, which had recently been acquired by Infor. Infor was a company that grew from acquiring many legacy enterprise software companies, and their portfolio of companies included ERP systems like BPIX, MAPICS, BAAN, as well as production management systems, ingredient systems for food manufacturers, and all […]

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My camera tripod story

“Hey, I should get a tripod” Buy a tripod Put tripod away someplace, because who really needs a tripod very often? 3 years later “I need my tripod” Can’t find tripod Buy a tripod Put tripod away someplace, because who really needs a tripod very often? 3 years later “I need my tripod” Can’t find […]

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How I Got Rid Of My File Cabinet

I hate my file cabinet. Some background: Traditionally, I have used my file cabinet to store tax records, medical records, and household manuals. The problem was it was really hard to keep organized, I could never find what I needed, and when I needed something, I usually was not at my house, so I would […]

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