Family

Appreciation for gifts given

My father and I didn’t always get along, in fact we had a pretty volatile relationship at times. To be fair, I was a handful. I did poorly in school for reasons that didn’t become clear until later in life, and this was troubling for my father because he knew I was smart and he wanted to to succeed. As…

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Economy

Careful what you wish for

I moved our business to Santa Cruz in 2008, a point when all the geeky people in silos were joining together, in hopes of putting Santa Cruz on the map as a tech hub. Mission Accomplished! One of the primary goals was for those of us in Santa Cruz County to avoid the commute, and have jobs here locally. That…

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Boating, Leisure

Fall boat trip with friends

This past weekend we took a trip up to the California Delta to spend the weekend on the boat which is berthed at Perry’s Yacht Harbor. We hadn’t been since the 4th of July weekend, and a minor electrical repair was needed. I just had surgery on my wrist and I knew I couldn’t fix the boat, wash it, or…

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