Task Tracking

Back in March of this year, Jess Tedder turned me on to David Seah's Emergent Task Timer form.  While recording tasks and hours on paper goes against my standard belief in making everything electronic, I trusted Jess.  He said that he was hooked and that he had been very disciplined... [Read More]

Keeping it Simple and Searching my Brain with Google

I was talking with someone last night about how simple websites are the ones that catch on.  Google.com is the best example--their homepage has always been unbelievably simple, and that has been key to them becoming the search leader.  I was trying to remember the site that I saw awhile... [Read More]

A sad loss in the family

Last Monday, my wife took the boys down to Tennessee in hopes of visiting her aunt Debbie.  Debbie had been ill for quite awhile, after having been diagnosed with sclerodema.  Kelly had a ton going on leading up to her trip, including having a playgroup at the house with a... [Read More]

Excel's Search() function

It's always the little things.  You think, "ah yeah, that'll do what I need, no problem."  Then you try it and get an unexpected result.  Forty-five minutes later, you're beating your head against the desk wondering why in the hell you even work on computers. Last night, I had a... [Read More]