Getting Fired

Recently I saw on Twitter a prompt to share your worst/most hilarious getting fired stories. I have a pretty good one from more than twenty years ago, so I figured I would write it down. Back in 2000, I started as a contractor with a company called Capital Area Internet Solutions - CAIS. CAIS started as a small dialup access company, but it’s CEO Ulysses G. Auger II had repositioned itself to offering high-speed Internet connections in hotel rooms and apartment complexes. Read more...

Calvert's Glen HOA ACC Amendment Proposals

Introduction This documents the proposed amendments to the Calvert’s Glen HOA Architectural Control Committee (ACC) guidelines proposed by me in 2021/2022. I am writing them here in order to facilitate distribution and comment. #1: Solar Panels Proposed Sept 7, 2021. Virginia law changed effective October 1, 2021 on association restrictions for solar panels {0}. {0} https://law.lis.virginia.gov/vacode/title55.1/chapter18/section55.1-1820.1/ I am proposing the following amendment to the ACC guidelines, page 16: CURRENT TEXT SOLAR ENERGY DEVICES Read more...

New Year’s Resolutions 2022

Here we are, come to the end of 2021, and I thought it would be a good time to make some New Year’s resolutions for 2022. I am not normally one for making resolutions like this, but I am trying to establish a New Normal - as is the whole world - and one of the things I most want to do is be more intentional in my life. Some of these are more realistic than others, but I believe in all of them. Read more...