The Powerbear Press

A peek into a perhaps non-typical California mind

Archive for January, 2008

A Big Leap, A Play Day and A Long Delay

Monday, January 28th, 2008

Friday I officially resigned from my job. Unofficially, I’ve been trying it on for size mentally for a few months. Then again, I’ve considered it in one form or another for a few years. Still it feels strange to think that I will soon be on my own to succeed or fail. I’ve worked with […]

Becoming Mainstream

Wednesday, January 23rd, 2008

The barista who was making my partner John’s coffee at a shop in Tucson last weekend noticed his La Fiesta de lost Osos badge and asked about it. He explained that he was in town for a bear event and further explained that bears are a gay male subculture. She thought for a minute and […]

The Great Southwest Loop

Wednesday, January 23rd, 2008

OK, I didn’t post anything while we were on vacation, you’ll get over it. So to catch up…. The beginning of the week in Las Vegas the city was full of people in town for the consumer electronics show. I would have loved to see it, but it closed each day around the time I […]

It rains in Southern California

Tuesday, January 8th, 2008

With apologies to Albert Hammond (yes I had to look that one up), it actually does rain in southern California. At least it did last weekend. While the north got the brunt of the storm we had two days of nonstop drizzle. The good news is that I got a bunch of stuff done around […]

New Year’s

Thursday, January 3rd, 2008

I’m going to do something a little daring….post my new year’s resolutions here. (Actually, I like to make new year’s “goals” rather then “resolutions”; goals are measurable.) So you will know if I actually make them; on the other hand, you might be able to help me with them. Start my own business – I’ve […]