best quarterly bonus ever

a friend’s company got bought out last week, and he got a new coffee mug from his new overlords. he was quite excited. it reminded me of the time where, after spending three weeks out of four on the road at a bill-out rate seven times my salary, my company (Silicon Graphics) rewarded me handsomely […]

kick the tires and light the fires

It’s been a really, really long time since I’ve posted anything that was a result of thinking vs. problem solving, and I’m hoping that stops starting now. The past year has been one of the most challenging and gratifying of my life, but it has been 100% reactive, with precious little advance planning and a […]

because I’m sure you wonder

just what kind of conversations does that kev guy have all day, anyways? well, they’re usually about as sensible as this one. sadly, I’m not really embarrassed by them, because they make me laugh. I probably should be, tho.

so long, asx

So a little more than two and a half years ago, I picked up World of Warcraft to see what all the fuss amongst friends was about. I solo’d my holy pally Asx (with a little help from Axe and Tierney) for the first couple months, and avoided joining a guild, mostly because of experiences […]

too damn tired

I was supposed to post an update today of how work was going after three weeks. I am sad to report that I am writing a paragraph or two to say that I’m a slacker, and won’t be providing an update until tomorrow or sunday or never. Never is a very long time though, so […]

ramble on

Leaves are falling all around, It’s time I was on my way. Thanks to you, I’m much obliged For such a pleasant stay. But now it’s time for me to go, The autumn moon lights my way. For now I smell the rain, And with it pain, And it’s headed my way. Ah, sometimes I […]