The project kicked off at full-tilt. I've never worked so hard, or with so much conviction. Yet this spring, I took a step back and began to pace myself.
When I was in high school, I was involved in theater. I wasn't the star of the show--I wasn't in the spotlight at all. Instead, I worked as stage manager, making sure everything was in place so my wildly talented friends would shine. This earned me the ironic nickname "Famous Amos" (um, yeah, like the … Continue reading Startup: The Backstage Pass
Anyone who knows me, knows that lately, I've been scheming and dreaming more than usual. I've been mapping out business plans, researching licenses, and market testing. I've been asking folks with similar business plans how they succeeded (and how they failed). I've been gathering an army of collaborators to help me achieve my mission.
When last summer’s solar eclipse came, we all shared the anticipation. The cosmic event roused giddy curiosity, far beyond what we might feel in the face of, say, a coming harvest.
The following organizations assisting fire victims are either personally recommended by me or by friends/colleagues here in wine country.