December 29th 2008
It amazes me how many sports teams choose to host the majority of its events on non-game days, and don’t fully leverage each home game. In some cases, teams actually make it a rule to avoid “game days” because the feeling is there’s already a long list of things to execute on games days.
There certainly are advantages to hosting events at corporate partner locations, as well as hosting selected events on non-game days for those teams that don’t permit coach or player interaction with fans on game days. There’s also a great opportunity each home game to host events that simply cannot be replicated (more…)
December 22nd 2008
We celebrated our youngest daughter’s birthday yesterday and we had a lot of fun.
It all started at the morning worship service when Pastor Steve was kind enough to recognize KJ’s birthday in front of the congregation.
Pastor Steve then led the congregation in the singing of “Happy Birthday” to KJ, and she smiled from ear-to-year. (more…)
December 15th 2008
Many say this is the year social media broke into the mainstream, and I was one of many who jumped on board with LinkedIn the first of this year, then Plaxo a short time later, Facebook some months later, and most recently Twitter, which is basically a micro-blog limited to 140 characters per post.
Both LinkedIn and Plaxo are professional social networks, while Facebook is a more traditional social medium of over 120 million members. Although many say Twitter is for entertaining, engaging or (more…)
December 8th 2008
As I reflect on the past year, it’s hard to believe how many new experiences I’ve enjoyed in the way of technology.
I wouldn’t consider myself a gadget guy, but I do enjoy computers and so many technology tools – some might call “toys” – that have made our life easier as well as more efficient in many ways.
I made the move to the Mac this past year, and I also embraced the (more…)
December 1st 2008
I’ve received numerous emails from friends and associates asking various questions about Utah and the skiing/snowboarding conditions, and I thought I’d provide a few website links for anyone considering a trip to Utah this winter.
The first website I’d recommend taking a look at is Ski Utah, which is a comprehensive site offering information on all the Utah ski/snowboard resorts, lodging and ski deals, snow reports, travel distances between ski resorts and lodging, and any other questions you may have regarding skiing and snowboarding in Utah. (more…)