avocado8: regaling the web with tales of whoa

Strategy for Down Days (posted on December 5, 2018)
‪When I’m feeling inadequate and not up to the task some days, I breathe through it, hunker down, and plow on until my confidence returns. It always comes back; there’s always some win on the horizon, whether it’s a successful meeting, a good coaching opportunity, or a clever idea. It’s coming, and in the meantime there is work to be done: bugs to be triaged, advice to be given, status to be reported, negotiations to be conducted. All of...

The Ice Hockey Escapades: sequins and skirts it's not

So. Much. Pain. (posted on August 26, 2013)
Ugh, had a major head-to-head collision in last night's game against Team Silver, and it's left my neck a throbbing, stabbing mass of pain. I'd hate to think what the pain level would be like *without* the four Advil I've ingested this morning (not to mention the ice I put on it last night and the four Advil I took then as well). It feels like I was in a car accident. The guy who hit me was not...

about town II: philadelphia

about town: san francisco bay area

sabbatical journal

What I did on my summer vacation. (2001)

inside the peel

As if you didn't already know everything about me from reading my journals.