Day 14,731 – You Can Do Anything Well – If You Are Willing To Work At It

It seemed like a big investment for an untried hobby. But I promised my wife I would start with just the basic equipment, and would only buy more if I progressed enough to warrant it. Besides, a table saw would come in handy for some of the projects that need to be done around the…

Day 9406 – Be an Early Adopter

There are many more significant days in my life than this one, but day 9406 is technologically significant. This is the day I bought my first computer, the Apple II Plus. I had seen a TRS-80 (Radio Shack) and at work we had a few IBM terminals that attached to the mainframe, but it wasn’t…

What’s In Store

Looking forward. It’s a common enough expression, and one heard frequently at quarterly business briefings where the managers are shifting focus from the recent results to what they are trying to create in the coming periods. “Looking forward, we see an ease in commodity pricing and a corresponding shift in disposable household income. These two…

A Major Milestone

20,000 days. I am crossing that milestone in just a few weeks. It’s not one that people usually recognize. It doesn’t fall on a birthday. Our calendar doesn’t alert you to its arrival. It just comes and goes for many people. 20,000 days. How many of those days can I bring to mind? I can…