February 24, 2011
Something to contemplate…what is the primary difference between an iPhone owner and a Blackberry owner? I saw this question on Neil Strauss’ Twitter feed and it’s had me thinking. As a Blackberry owner myself I can list the main reasons why I refuse to switch to an iPhone: 1) I am a die-hard Windows user, have never used a Mac, and Blackberry seamlessly integrates with all my MS applications; 2) I have never once had issues receiving, sending, or retrieving work-related emails on my BB; 3) I love a qwerty keyboard and abhor the greasiness of a touchscreen device… If you are an iPhone owner, reading this now, what are your primary reasons for choosing iPhone over Blackberry? Did you once own a BB and made the switch to iPhone for a specific purpose? I’m willing to listen but you probably won’t convince me to leave my BB!
September 6, 2009
Oh, Beau…I find myself on weekends singing snippets of “…lookie lookie lookie-ee-eee…!”
or leading my family in a chorus of “Yeaaaah”‘s at the end of important sentences we utter, complete with a Solid Gold toss of the feathered hair.
I think the most important thing you have as an adult is a network of trusted allies. I found very early on that I could express myself completely to you – no sense in posturing around you, you call my bluff every time. As I do you.
I am willing to share with the Internet how much your dedication, tenacity, and peacocking about the office impact my professional life. And also, on a personal note, you have the best sense of humour of anyone I know – and that’s saying a lot, because I know a ton of funny mofos – so thank you for letting me feel comfortable enough to expess my inner child right alongside YOU.