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Month: May, 2012

Show Up

by Scott Smith

A couple of the more experienced guys were out today. Woke up nauseous, and only feeling a little better now. Can’t eat. Spending a little too much time thinking I should walk around with a bucket. But I’m here. Not terribly productive. I’m here though and not feeling too guilty. Joel Spolsky’s Fire and Motion essay comes to mind.

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Mad Men Decisions

by Scott Smith

Once again, Matthew Weiner delivered a Mad Men episode that made hard character¬†decisions. Joan paying for her 5% ¬†with her body, and Don holding and kissing Peggy’s hand as she leaves the agency. Mad Men isn’t a tv show but a novel. You know why you read novels? For the kind of gift that ‘The Other Woman’ episode gave us. Perhaps a better way of putting it is Mad Men is a tv show that novels aspire to.

 

Just Add Shrimp

by Scott Smith

http://www.wholefoodsmarket.com/recipes/3218?sf4409142=1

I love deviled eggs and shrimp — of course — put ’em together. I’ll have to make this for the boy and me tomorrow. Sadly, the ladies of the house do not appreciate the hard-boiled egg.