Tagged With dave pell


It was the inherent beauty of the web. I had access to the same tools and the same publish button as any big time brand. As an indie player, this was incredibly powerful, and in many ways, that levelling of the creative playing field was what got so many of us so excited about this joint in the first place.


The internet is both a blessing and a curse — it's an awesome digital treasure trove of information, but without help you could drown in the tidal wave of stories. That's what makes NextDraft — a guided tour through the best stories of the day — so useful.


I was recently complaining to a teller at my bank that the another bank down the street had given my three-year-old daughter a stuffed horse for nothing more than walking past the front door. I jokingly asked her what gifts my own bank would be willing to offer to compete for the affections of my daughter. Then I said, "Oh, you probably don't like it when I mention the competition when I'm in here, eh?"


On the day of the San Francisco Giants World Series parade, I headed to the corner of California and Montgomery where I was sure I had a good vantage to watch the players roll by in their rubber-wheeled cable cars.


The last place I imagined being was in an operating room following the minute-by-minute highlights of the significant kidney surgery being performed on Brian's dad.