January, 2015

  1. I’m seriously thinking about never tipping anywhere. How do I communicate I’m not tipping on principle rather than bad service?

  2. Being Mature

    Editor’s Note: Not sure where this came from. It’s been sitting as a draft post for three years1. I think it may have come from How to be an Adult, by David Richo, which is a fantastic book. Face the facts Determine what’s not working Take responsibility for your actions and choices Make choices for…

  3. Back to Alaska Airlines Plebs Status

    I missed reaching Alaska Airlines MVP this year by 652 miles — not to be confused with the time I missed MVP Gold by 2000 miles. I thought about making a year-end milage-run, a process where you “[buy] a low-price airline ticket … and fly not because you want to go anywhere, but to earn…

  4. Stupid People, Stupid Questions, and the Lazyweb

    Scott Adams has a great quote: If there are no stupid questions, then what kind of questions do stupid people ask? Do they get smart just in time to ask questions? This quote came to mind as I was reading a post by Jeff Atwood on the word Lazyweb: From www.codinghorror.com: It’s hard to pin…