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Support the Ten Island Renewable Challenge

Support the Ten Island Renewable Challenge

We just returned home from Jamaica early yesterday morning.  While this wasn’t our first trip to the beautiful island country it was especially hard this trip to ignore the drastic delta between the haves and the have-nots outside of the gates of our resort.  On previous trips we have gone into the local market where local Jamaicans hustle to eke out a living selling fruit, hand made jewelry and the like.   While this is a bit of a novelty…

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Fear or Action – Response to Boston Marathon 2013

Fear or Action – Response to Boston Marathon 2013

I woke up at 3:30 AM this morning with an irrational anxiety tied to the Boston Marathon bombings yesterday.  I couldn’t fall back asleep thinking about why someone would take innocent lives and forever change the future of countless others (amputees, family members etc). While I was struggling with how to understand what had occurred yesterday I came across across a blog post from Brad Feld in my Twitter feed.  Brad an avid marathon runner who lived in Boston for…

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The Latte Effect – An Open Offer to the Community

The Latte Effect – An Open Offer to the Community

An entrepreneur/software consultant by the name of Brent contacted me yesterday and mentioned that he was moving to Boulder in a couple weeks from Austin and was “looking forward to getting involved” in the community here.  I have never met or spoke with Brent, but the fact that he reached out meant a lot and I offered to buy him a welcome latte when he comes into town.  I am fairly new to Boulder myself and as open as our…

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My First Experience with Boulder New Tech Meetup

My First Experience with Boulder New Tech Meetup

I had heard and read a lot about Boulder New Tech Meetup recently but didn’t really know what to expect walking in there.  My wife Kathryn and I have been in Boulder for a little over a year and I have been trying to grasp the entrepreneurial culture here and how it differs from that of Denver. Initially I had trouble finding the auditorium because Apple Maps took me to a location near Boulder High School in a quaint little…

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