Tag Archives: Langley

Saving Money Causes A Headache

So that’s where this headache came from. Silly me. I tried to save money. Instead, I’ll be spending a day or two of reduced productivity, and maybe reduced income, because I packed and ate a sandwich. Lunchmeat, (or was it … Continue reading

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Tiny Houses And New Old Ideas

Wow! Someone mailed me an actual letter, and it isn’t even Christmas. The someone (Steve Smolinsky, ace EOS consultant, and an excellent candidate to advise the US Postal Service on how to improve), sent me a real world clipping from … Continue reading

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Friends Grow My Garden

I thank my friends for my garden. I’ve tried gardening for decades, never growing enough to make it worthwhile, but being persistent because I want to know how to grow. This year is a culmination of efforts and gifts, and … Continue reading

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Another Coworks Closes

Another coworks closed today; and, just like last time, it wasn’t about the coworks. The previous coworks closed as part of a strategic decision that involved several ventures. The Coworks for Writers closed because the writers association is being disbanded. … Continue reading

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Surprising Coworks Support

Sometimes the most substantial support for a community project comes from outside the community. A philanthropist, who declines the term, has been tracking our efforts to create a coworks on Whidbey. Our Kickstarter campaign generated great emotional support and attracted … Continue reading

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ReCharge Langley Lessons

Well, I’m glad I tried. The Kickstarter campaign launched to create a new kind of coworks for Langley didn’t meet its financial goal. The people who pledged get to keep their money. I get to keep my idea. And, I … Continue reading

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Surprising Samaritans

The Sun has set. Christmas Eve has begun. Listen to the older Christmas carols and hear about ghost stories. Tonight was saved from being my scariest Christmas Eve. A good Samaritan, actually someone I know from Whidbey Island, heard about … Continue reading

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Truck Repair And The Value Of Community

Ugh. The week before Christmas, time to get the tree (hoping for a late shopper’s discount), and the truck’s dashboard lights up red. The battery symbol flashes, the rpms drop, the engine dies, and I steer and brake the 4,800 … Continue reading

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They Decline Rewards

The action behind the scenes is always more interesting. The kickstarter campaign to create a new type of coworks continues. The public appearance is that of 1% funded. The backstage activity is appealing and encouraging; but, it is purposely backstage, … Continue reading

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A Second Step For ReCharging

One idea inspires another. I launched a kickstarter campaign to fund a coworks for Langley, WA. A perfect campaign would be launched with everything a perfect business needed. Perfection, however, is an illusion. Flip the switch and let the campaign … Continue reading

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