My First Car2Go Rental in Seattle

Update: I made three trips in total on Friday. The total cost would have been $21.83 (if not for the 30 minutes free). On the second trip, it was hard to find a valid parking spot on the street near my...

/ January 25, 2013

Great Template for a Web-based Online Resume (CV)

I’ve been using QBKL’s Bold Resume/CV Template to create a web-based online version of my own resume. The template costs $8 and requires knowledge of HTML to customize. This template provides a high quality, clean format and smartly includes dynamic...

/ January 18, 2013

Whistler Blackcomb Announces Lift Expansion – Crystal Chair, Harmony Upgrades

Pretty exciting … Whistler Blackcomb is replacing Blackcomb’s Crystal Chair with a high speed quad and upgrading the Harmony Chair to a six pack. The enhanced access to the Crystal terrain should be awesome while the Harmony upgrade will help...

/ January 18, 2013

Get Your Shit Together: A Toolkit for Planning Ahead

Update: Chanel and Get Your Shit Together were profiled in the New York Times: A Shocking Death, a Financial Lesson and Help for Others. [youtube url=”http://youtu.be/R9UaJfZCU64″ width=”560″ height=”420″ autohide=”0″ fs=”1″] [margin10]My friend Chanel Reynolds’ husband José Hernando was killed while cycling in...

/ January 16, 2013

New York Times on Climate Change: “There’s not a lot of news in this area.”

Today’s Quote of the Day: [pullquote1 quotes=”true” align=”center” textColor=”#000000″]There’s not a lot of news in this area – we’re watching glaciers melting – so there isn’t an urgency to get things into the paper right away[/pullquote1] – Elisabeth Rosenthal, New York...

/ January 11, 2013

Mashup Culture: Seattle’s Surveillance Cameraman and Portland’s Armed Men Walking the Streets

What’s more culturally hip than our armed surveillance society? Mashups! Nothing could be more hip than a meetup between the Northwest’s most misguided activists: Seattle’s Creepy Surveillance Cameraman and Portland’s armed, street walking second amendment “educators”. What could possibly go wrong?  

/ January 11, 2013