Blake's Blog

Sigur Rós


I think this is really inspiring, beautiful, haunting, heartbreaking, overwhelming, and personally convicting: http://emichrysalis....

Signs 'o the Times


595,000 small businesses closed in 2008.1

2,500,000 jobs were lost within...

Shroomdroppings


It's been raining for days in North Texas. We get rain here,...

Cactus Jack Quote


On last night's SHARKtank, an entrepreneur named "Cactus Jack" (aka Jack...

Lackluster Idea by Blockbuster


Yesterday, Blockbuster announced they're likely to close 20% of their stores...approximately 960...

Gen-Y & Silent Language


Here's a fun article about Gen-Y and reading (or not) non-verbals.

Gen-Y...

Postscript, John Cheever (Candle in a Mineshaft)


At long last, I have finally escaped from and exorcised the 770 pages of Cheever:...

The Opposite of Extinct


I’m on an airplane now, straddling three cities in two days, and just...

A Candle in a Mineshaft


Strolling thru Barnes & Noble the other day with my wife and daughter, I stumbled...

International Travel: Packing List


Don't say I never gave you anything practical!

Attached is a great checklist...

Vacation & Vocation


It appears this week that many, many friends, colleagues, and clients are on vacation.

Outstanding...

Wisdom


Wisdom is an interesting thing. Technically (etymologically), it is the confluence of knowledge (generally...