First Impressions

You just never know… Before Mary and I got married, we made two plane trips. The first was to Vancouver for my Aunt Joey and Uncle Ed’s 25th anniversary. I’d never been to Vancouver before, and was not really prepared to meet a hundred-odd aunts, uncles, and cousins. I was especially not prepared for the … Continue reading “First Impressions”

Shovel Ready Projects

I mentioned our development team from Orlando yesterday… There were four of us. Linda, of course, was our fearless leader. She taught me a lot about managing projects, managing customers, and managing people. She also didn’t take crap from anybody. I liked working for her. I lived in Orlando for a little over four years, … Continue reading “Shovel Ready Projects”

What’s in a Word?

When Natalie was little she coined a few unique words to describe her world, many of which we still use to this day. Diane never really did this, for whatever reason. For dinner, one of her favorites was (and still is) mashed potatoes. Mary makes them fresh, by boiling potatoes and mashing them with milk … Continue reading “What’s in a Word?”