On Silly Job Titles

I’ve always been amazed at the creative titles some people use to describe what they do. Job titles are a frustrating thing; some employers make a huge deal about hierarchy, titles, and your job scope, while others really don’t care at all and like to say things like “We’re a small company; we all pitch in and help where we’re needed.”

I had one employer, for example, Keep Reading

When I Met Astronaut Charlie Duke

Today, I went to a luncheon and got to hear from General Charlie Duke, a former NASA Astronaut. He spent 71 hours on the surface of the moon with Apollo 16, and was the backup lunar pilot for Apollo 13.

Funny enough, he’s also the one who infamously caught the German measles back in the days of Apollo 13 and exposed fellow pilot Ken Mattingly to it, Keep Reading

Surfing at Ocean Beach in San Diego

I got to check off one of the things on my bucket list this week: trying surfing. I’ve gotta admit, I grew up relatively close to the ocean and we went to the beach all the time but I never tried surfing before.

It’s much, much harder than I ever expected. It’s given me a whole new level of respect for “surf bums” and other guys who Keep Reading

Steve Wozniak in Colorado Springs

Earlier this week, I went to go see Steve Wozniak speak right here in Colorado Springs. He came to an event put on by the Business Journal called “Celebrate Technology” at a great new venue, The Pinery At the Hill.

For those who may not know, Steve Wozniak is/was the co-founder of what I think is the greatest consumer tech company in the world: Apple, Inc. He Keep Reading