What I’ve been up to

As many friends have reminded me, I haven’t blogged for a while. Here’s a refresher on what I wrote a while back about why I blog. And here are a few reasons why I haven’t been blogging for a while: ScrubbingI had to prepare my apartment for a parental visit. ‘nuff said. TravelingI visited Seattle,… Continue reading What I’ve been up to

Where is Adam (online)? My participation in and thoughts about various presence/sharing services

In case you’re interested in stalking me and/or knowing what my thoughts are on various online presence / networking / bookmarking sites I have tried, here’s a (completely unscientific, wholly biased, unabashedly uncomprehensive, and generally of questionable use) list 😀 FYI, I’m findable via my full name on the services below unless noted otherwise.  And sites owned/operated by Google… Continue reading Where is Adam (online)? My participation in and thoughts about various presence/sharing services

How I blew off Google… and more pre-Google career tidbits

Happy Googleversary!As I was getting ready to board the Google Shuttle home recently, a colleague (who started at Google on the same day I did) poked me and jokingly wished me a “Happy Googleversary!”  Right then it hit me that, yeah, I had been at Google for a full year.  Wow! Also in the last few weeks, coincidentally… Continue reading How I blew off Google… and more pre-Google career tidbits

Self improvement — how do you measure your progress?

A few years back, I had some free sessions with a personal trainer at my gym, and one of the most useful takeaways was this: Unless you write stuff down, it’s too easy to “fudge the facts” in your mind.  How much pushups are you doing with good form?  What are you eating each day? … Continue reading Self improvement — how do you measure your progress?

More photos: From Gregarious Greeks to a Korean Combo and beyond…

I’ve had the good fortune to travel a lot over the last years (mostly for fun, not business, though that’s shifting) and also am blessed with many fun and photogenic friends. With no further ado, here’s a sample of photos I’ve recently uploaded: Talented Tjapukais Watery wires Korean combo Gregarious Greeks A fab flower Here’s… Continue reading More photos: From Gregarious Greeks to a Korean Combo and beyond…

[Humor] Once again, attending a camp for swingers

Tomorrow night I’m heading off on a plane to once again attend a camp for swingers.  As you can imagine, posting on my blog and sorting through my t-shirt drawers will be far from my mind. 😉 Take THAT, Lisa Barrone 😛 Anyway… if you’re interested in all the details (including lots of photos!), visit… Continue reading [Humor] Once again, attending a camp for swingers

T-shirt stats

So, what do you do when you’re home alone on a Saturday night, you don’t feel like going out, and you also aren’t in the mood to be very productive? No, not THAT ;-). Why, you optimize your t-shirt drawers, of course.  Exactly!  And so far, I’ve determined that I have: 13 Google t-shirts (fewer… Continue reading T-shirt stats

Search Engine Strategies San Jose 2006 plus more details of my past and upcoming weeks

It’s been a while since I’ve posted here, and—as always—I have so much to say.  I’ll use my recent and upcoming schedule as a crutch for providing some musings and commentary 😀 Last week: – Monday:  Special Google Event and Hakone Gardens private party.Early in the day I got to test my Event Planning mettle. … Continue reading Search Engine Strategies San Jose 2006 plus more details of my past and upcoming weeks