DH2B banks at what he believes is the happiest bank in California and I think he's right. I had the pleasure of doing some transactions over the weekend with Minoo and Melvin, his bankers in San Jose. Minoo is eastern Indian and Melvin is probably Filipino; the entire bank is a melting pot of . . .
People always wonder where Silicon Valley is. Here it is. If you go up just another 15 miles or so from Burlingame, you'll bee in San Francisco. I've lived in San Jose, Saratoga, Los Gatos, Mountain View. I've worked in Palo Alto, San Jose, Milpitas. DH2B works in Milpitas. I'll leave tomorrow . . .
I promised all would be revealed in the fullness of time.That is taking too long, so let's make it TODAY. This will not be revealed publicly until Dec. 1, so please do act appropriately surprised (you know who you are!) On Dec. 24 I leave Tampa to live with DH2B in San Jose. He's working for a big . . .
Withum-Brady Group. . . .
I was having a discussion with a friend recently, in a "What would you do?" way: Hey, just step this way and there's a chance all your dreams can come true. You need to be willing to leave your current life and plans behind... If you take this gamble, you could come closer than you thought possible . . .
From time to time, we all have reason to consider the concept of honesty. Is it always the best policy?The other day, someone prefaced a discussion with, "I have to be honest with you..." So-- is honesty not their ususal policy? What makes this discussion so different?Think about the pain that's . . .
He looks like fun, doesn't he? The forces of evil come in many disguises. Some are easily recognized. Like Dick Cheney. Or Bill O'Reilly. Or Hitler. Others appear in your life as tempations to leave your good sense or values behind. Like when you decide to represent . . .
Riley made a few attempts to play with her, but he was way to into trouble-making to pay her much attention. I think he buys into the "play hard to get" angle.She, on the other hand, was a sweet as she is cute. Calm, quiet, adorable. And she gravitated to all the dog people in the office.Which . . .
Weekend pleasures lie ahead.Riley & I have a coffee and play date with Auntie Helen and Little Dude Saturday morning. Then a walk planned with Auntie Joanne at 2:30pm. On Saturday night, my friends Sheila & Danny were going to have a date, but they decided we all needed to do some strategizing on . . .
An airline crew used duct tape to keep a passenger in her seat because they say she became unruly, fighting flight attendants and grabbing other passengers, forcing the flight to land in North Carolina. Maria Esther Castillo of Oswego, N.Y., is due in court Thursday, charged with resisting arrest . . .