Day 73 and 74: Calculated Risk

I’ve got a couple of days of heads-down work now, to finish Secret Plan 161 (or at least get it over the first major hurdle). There’s also a lot of work to do on the telescope software for SP174. I’ve discovered a new desk downtown. It’s tall, so you stand while you work, which is a pleasant change. Starting at the Ferry Building in San Francisco, walk to the intersection of Market and Pine, and you’re standing right on top of the place. About 40 feet below you (under the street), you’ll find it. It’s Peet’s, which means the coffee … Continue reading Day 73 and 74: Calculated Risk

Day 20: Strong Friendships and a Mystery Woman

I tried to pay for my tasty lox bagel this morning, but was thwarted. “The young lady in line before you took care of it.” I looked around, but she was already gone. (I can’t even describe the positive impact you had on the rest of my day. Thanks for that.) First thing this morning is an audition for a stunt job. For this one, they’re looking for a businessman-type guy with trampoline skills. (Trampoline: cool. Businessman: ouch, is that what I look like?) This is the outside of the very nice studio. Inside, there are real photographers, so it’s … Continue reading Day 20: Strong Friendships and a Mystery Woman