love

  • October 10, 2011

    Jess and Jobs: a 21st Century Love Story

    Steve Jobs died last week and it made me sad. It’s confusing because I don’t know the man, but his death tugged at my heartstrings in a way that was unique, and I believe it may be because of how his creations have shaped my life. His first computer came out the year that I was born and it is possible that this is what initially connected us, but from that point on Steve Jobs and I have had what can be best described as a lifelong love affair.

  • December 22, 2010

    Taking Stock: Ode to the Client

    Gift giving is also something that spans different relationships. Something happened during this holiday shopping season – I found myself excited to be picking out what I hoped were personal and thoughtful gifts for my clients. I truly wanted them to be pleased. And not in the – ‘I hope they think I am so funny and clever so they see my marketing value way’. I mean I wanted to give them something they LIKE – outside of how it reflects on me. What happened?!?!