Sarah McCoy & The Oopsie Daisies at The Spotted Cat Music Club in New Orleans

Last year at The Spotted Cat: Solo break

Hanging out at Bacchanal in Bywater, New Orleans

If bad ideas
were an Olympic event,
this would take the gold.

—Found haiku in The Walking Dead (Season 1, Episode 2)

Ina reading at the dinner table in Crozet, Virginia

I think im going
to hang my clothes with it next
then maybe myself.

—Found haiku in Amazon customer review of Denon AKDL1 Dedicated Link Cable (source)

We have a paradox about progress: many people complain about how stuck in the past their organizations are, yet point to the lack of adoption of remote work as an indicator of it’s uselessnesses, rather than a reflection of their organization’s fearful grip on the status quo.

— Scott Berkun in his article Why Isn’t Remote Work More Popular?

You can catch sorrow
from another person just
like you catch a cold.

—Found haiku in The Twenty-Third of June by Beth Hahn

Part of my testiness is that I feel I make 50 compromises a day. When people come to me and say, ‘Why can’t you compromise?’ I’m like: ‘What are you talking about? The fact that we’re having this conversation means that we’ve compromised.’

— David Fincher on dealing with movie executives in an interview with NY Times

Previously: “I guarantee I’m going to make a good movie out of this…”

Wow, you’re gonna have
to buy a lot of spray cans
to paint that turd gold.

—Found haiku in Veep (Season 1, Episode 4)

Ina gets the day off from school in Crozet, Virginia


Sunset at Seabright State Beach in Santa Cruz, California

Our last night in California before heading back to Virginia.

Seabright State Beach in Santa Cruz, California

From then on I swore
I would devote my life to
avoiding huge ships.

—Found haiku in Amazon customer review of How to Avoid Huge Ships (source)

  • Paul: Between friends…
  • C.J.: Yeah.
  • Paul: Is the water over your head?
  • C.J.: No. The water’s exactly at my head.

— From an episode of The West Wing

Don't recruit me, bro.

Making the least of my business network since 2006.