One of the perks of working at The Motley Fool is how awesome of an environment it is to work in. Before the Fool, I never really cared about sharing the details of my job with anyone, because really, they’re all the same. There are varying levels of purgatory, but most jobs are still squarely […]
Just after I put in my vacation notice last week, I received the following email from our amazing Office Ops team: Wednesday, June 22: Cereal Extravaganza! Enjoy this morning of childhood. Head to the cafeteria to enjoy all your favorite cereals. We’ll have Lucky Charms, Fruit Loops, Honey Bunches of Oats, Cherrios, Smacks, Special K, Reeses […]
Last Friday, the Office Ops at The Motley Fool sponsored a trip to Go Ape! in sunny Rockville, MD. If you haven’t heard about Go Ape!, allow me to educate you, better yet, let me show you. Note: I would have embedded the video, but apparently BlogEngine.NET doesn’t like that idea. Many apologies.
I have a hate-hate relationship with BlogEngine.NET. As I mentioned so long ago, I want to replace it as the blog that runs this site; and as a programmer I’m reasonably qualified1 to do that. Part of replacing it is dealing with the categorizations that Blog Engine.NET does. There are ‘tags’, and then there are […]
If you live in NoVA (Northern Virginia), you’re on the fringe of birth of Barbeque. It isn’t as if this is Lexington, NC or anything. That doesn’t stop the word barbeque from taking on a whole ‘nother meaning when discussed in polite company, generally with lots of napkins. Words like, “whole hog“, “vinegar based” and “dry-rub” […]