December 31st, 2015. View from my morning run through the rolling hills of Stanley, Hong Kong. December 31st, 2016. View from my morning run along the West Side Park, New York. Literally (my least favorite word of 2016) how far I've come this past year. While running this am I tried to digest these past few years … Continue reading December 31st, 2016.
It's incredibly hard for me to believe that I have been living on American soil for 7 months now, 6 of which in New York City, during which time I have been home exactly once. First it was getting to know my job and my new city. Then all of the sudden it was 3 months … Continue reading Home for Christmas
I met with my friend Mac earlier this year to help him with a challenge he had set for himself; hold 100 coaching conversations in 100 days. He managed 57, which is no small feat, and I count myself lucky to be among them. What stuck with me were 2 questions: 1) what are your biggest goals/priorities … Continue reading Reflections of 2016
With the weather dropping well below freezing, it finally began to feel a bit more like Christmas. Stacy and mom descended on New York for some week-before-Christmas wedding dress shopping on what has got to be the coldest day ever. My baby sister Stacy is getting married June 10th on a vineyard in Virginia, and … Continue reading Christmas Week
The BK Hotel Delmano Sherry night surpassed lofty expectations, yet was somehow promptly followed by another evening plucked from a Woody Allen movie. Intellectual, unabashedly New York, and full of a cast of characters... Abe being the rockstar he is, assembled a dozen or so of us for an examination of Nebbiolo. Each flight was served … Continue reading Followed by Another One of Those Nights
Tuesday night was a night 3 months in the making. Robin, one of my favorite-ist distributors (IPO), and I have been talking about getting over to Hotel Delmano in Williamsburg for ages but couldn't get our acts together, but finally the stars alined and we got it done. Robin, Abe-my new winemaker friend- and I descended … Continue reading One of those nights
I've been debating what to write about for the past few days and haven't really come up with anything of note, so this is more of a bit of me doing something (anything) instead of actually having a point. Who knows, maybe I'll come to one. I'm trying to get away from "here's what I … Continue reading Baby Steps.