Archives for July 2010

The Story Behind The Story

The Back-Story In movies and books, the back-story is a story behind the story that tells us what led up to the main story or plot. In the third Indiana Jones movie, Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade, the movie begins with a scene set during Indiana’s childhood, explaining where he acquired his hat, his […]

Showing Up: Steve Jobs and the Apple Press Conference

I watched the Steve Jobs / Apple press conference and I have three thoughts; two of which are positive and affirming of my experience with Apple, and one that takes a divergent path. 1. This is an amazing phone. There is clear data that says the IPhone 4 is a significant improvement over the previous […]

Thanks for the memories…

On Saturday, June 19, 2010, I made some wonderful memories. Unbeknownst to me, for four months my wife had creatively, stealthily, and lovingly planned to surprise her 51-year-old, child at heart, husband with a birthday party. And the memories I have from that evening are remarkable. If you’re like me, memories can be both positive […]