Laundry: The Ultimate “I Love You”

Doing laundry in in my genes. Correction. Enjoying doing laundry is in my genes. My mother could always be found in one of two places: our kitchen or our basement – where she daily pushed through mounds and mounds of dirty laundry. Five sons worth of dirty laundry. Five sons worth of dirty underwear, socks, uniforms, and everything else. She…

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Kitchen Memories

I have an abundance of happy childhood memories. That makes me a pretty lucky guy. They’re mostly simple memories (although – full disclosure – I still vividly remember my first trip to Disneyland. Big life events do have their place!). But beyond the Magic Kingdom – when it was still a rather new travel destination – my head is full…

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The Most Important Thing I Saw at the World’s Largest Trade Show: CES2016

I just arrived home from the largest trade show in the world: CES2016. Held in Las Vegas, CES – The International Consumer Electronics Show – is ridiculously big: 2.2 million square feet of exhibit space Over 170,000 attendees Nearly 50,000 international attendees Over 3,500 exhibitors Over 150 countries exhibiting I’ve had the pleasure of attending CES for many years. And…

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Okay is Okay. And it Makes You a Happier Parent.

My daughter gave me a food processor for Christmas. I’ve secretly wanted one for years. Not that I’m a big cook. That I’m not. I cook out of necessity 360 days a year. The other five days I notch-up my culinary skills for special occasions. But I do cook. And in the over 25 years of doing so for my…

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