Hello internet strangers (and bots). This is my home of travel stories, adventures, business notes, and observations for this wonderful journey of a world.
What it’s Like To Land on an Aircraft Carrier as a Civilian
Originally posted on Medium “Standing on That Ship” The summer of my third year, I was babysat by a VHS tape of Top Gun. My mom tells me now that I watched it three times a day, for 30 days straight. Why? Well, my mom tells me she loved the break. That was the only […]
Business Unusual: Selling Used Books in the Time of Covid 19
I was a co-owner of Trident Booksellers & Cafe in Boulder, Colorado up until about six months after this was published. The stress of covid paired with the changing economics of storefronts turned me from an excited owner into an excited past owner. I’m leaving this story up as a love letter to the place I helped survive.Amazing times. Depressing times. Times of opportunity, and absolute tragedy.
2017 Bicycle Across The USA
I just completed a big project of riding a bicycle across the USA with my friend Jeremy LaTrasse. We started on April 20th in San Diego, California and completed the project May 26th in Jacksonville, Florida. What a ride indeed. We raised over $15,000 for two charities, one in Humanwire and the other in the […]
Dinner At My House (How I Hosted 138 Dinners in a Year)
If I were to tell you what I’ve done for the past 10 years in a word it would be community. How do I enable, enrich and support communities of all sorts (we can say events, companies, micro-communities and online relationships being the main categories).
Observationally, A Bluff in Vegas
I love high-rise buildings. It feels like you see the sun rise earlier. The higher the story, the more grounded I feel with the experience of being in a space only proper engineering can take me.
Mystery Bags: Silver in 2020 New York Design Award
Just got an exciting email that the Mystery Bag project I led at Trident (I’m no longer an owner as of June!) just won a Silver in the Service – Community category for the 2020 New York Design Awards! 2020 has been a year of super highs and super lows… and I’m just going to […]
Boulder Startup Week 2020 Schedule
The Boulder Startup Week 2020 schedule just launched and I’m excited to share it! This year, as you can see by the logo, is quite different from the past. All online. No in person events. Kinda crushing. Kinda what we need to do as our part. I’m ok with it. Looking forward to seeing everyone […]
Kong Cash Releases Technical Overview Paper
One of the most amazing tech projects of 2019 has to be Kong- Physical Crypto Cash. I met them in Japan while they debuted their project. Both physically and visually jaw dropping this physical bill contains a chip set that helps you verify the legitimacy of the currency. At a certain period the physical cash […]
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