When I grow up, I will have friends and strangers over for dinner (January 22, 2009, 1) -
Every week for the past 30 years, I’ve hosted a Sunday dinner in my home in Paris. People, including total strangers, call or e-mail to book a spot. I hold the salon in my atelier, which used to be a sculpture studio. The first 50 or 60 people who call may come, and twice that
Brian’s birthday party (April 2, 2006, 0) - That was tons of fun, and very much worth it. =) I blocked off all
evening starting from 4:30 for Brian’s birthday party, and I really
enjoyed hanging out with him and his other friends.
We ate at a fancy steakhouse. I didn’t go for a full steak, opting
instead for a delicious chicken dish that made a light
Not my best day ever (August 6, 2006, 0) - Two dinner parties in two days: Simon Ditner’s potluck (I brought
brownies) and Pavel Zaitsev’s Russian dinner. I wish the timing
could’ve been better, because life is so much more fun when you don’t
have to deal with cramps and related indignities.
It’s just one of those days when I find myself with less energy than
usual. I hate that.
Enterprise 2.0 Camp (July 21, 2006, 0) - I signed up to give a presentation on the human side of social computing in the enterprise at today’s Enterprise 2.0 Toronto barcamp. It was tons of fun! I told them three stories – being a newbie in Big Blue, stalking looking up interesting people, and having a much more human experience. It sparked a
Out early again (March 17, 2006, 0) - One of these days I really should resolve to go to sleep early -
10:00, maybe? – so that I can wake up early enough to chat with my
friends and family before going off somewhere. I’ll be off to IBM
early again tomorrow (today!). I’m thinking of moving my IBM day to
Thursday instead of Friday. Might be