Usually I DETEST mass mailings, whether they’re digital or via snail mail. I especially hate when I don’t opt-in but for some reason the company feels like I would just love to have their information in my inbox since I created an account or bought something from them back in 2002. But I don’t want…Details
I just took a quick swing into and out of NYC, catching up with some great friends whom I haven’t seen in the better part of decade. It was awesome to hang with Rachel, Micha, and Katha and one of the highlights was checking out the High Line in Manhattan. Last year attended The 99%…Details
Here’s my quick review of Rework – by Jason Freid and David Heinemeier Hansson of 37 Signals. My vote? Read it.
I’m in the middle of training for this year’s Boilermaker Road Race. It’s the largest 15K in the nation and happens right here in Utica, NY. The thing is though, I’m not a huge fan of running for fun (at least the training end of it). But two things have happened recently that have changed…Details
I need to start off by saying that my dad is one of most talented and creative people I know. From building boats (I’m currently in the middle of learning / building one myself) to houses, to furniture, he can pretty much engineer or reverse engineer anything. Most recently, he used a DIY kit to…Details
Fr. Felix is the Pastor at Our Lady of the Rosary Church. Last week (Easter) was exceptionally crowded – people filled the church, the basement, the lobby and were listening to mass outside. In fact, at a time when lots of churches are closing or consolidating, Felix packs in people week after week, mass after…Details
I had a great time meeting new folks and re-connecting with friends at the first Utica Tweet Up held over the weekend at the Hotel Utica. I wish I could have stayed longer (had to play an acoustic gig that night at The Devereux) but am looking forward to the next one. Here are some…Details
In addition to geeking-out, I also play a fair amount of music. Besides my solo work, I’ve been playing with a couple of local rock outfits. This Saturday, one of those groups – MODUS – will be doing a show at The Electric Co in Utica. We thought we’d try to take a different approach…Details