This basic email transaction is common for me recently: Email: Hey Chris, are you interested in doing this thing? It’s a fairly major request that will take lots of your time. Me: That thing sounds awesome, but I’m afraid I’m just too overcommitted already to add anything new. Email: We’re very disappointed. It was already […]

The 1500 Plan

I fell off the health wagon over the holidays. I’m going to do my best to get back on and reach new goals. Eating is the most important aspect, so to help, I dusted off InDesign and made a weekly chart I could print out. It’s based on the eating plan I’m on when I […]


I upgraded to the FitBit Force from the FitBit Flex about a month ago. So far: The hardware button is a huge upgrade. Tapping the Flex was awkward. The display is great. If I’m going to wear something around my wrist it should at least tell me what time it is and now the Force […]

So Close

I’ve been Platinum on Delta for a number of years. I got pretty dang close to Diamond last year. Then the year flips and back to square one: The only way to hit Diamond on Delta is to have a really heavy-flying calendar year and fake it at the end if you need to by […]

Dealing with Photos: Still Awkward

I have a folder on my desktop containing some pictures that different relatives took during the holidays and sent me. Some via text message. Some via email. Some via Facebook. They sent the photos however they happened to have learned how to do it once. I didn’t sense any great level of confidence in the […]