Horseback Riding

I usually don’t use¬†Groupon, but I thought I would check out some deals that were available. I found one that was for horseback riding and I thought that would be really fun. M has never gone horseback riding so I knew it would be a great adventure. ¬†It’s always fun sharing new experiences together! The … Continue reading

custom photo collage on canvas

One of my great friends, J, is someone who has everything she needs so it’s sometimes hard to find a gift for her. When this happens, I try to be creative. This usually means making something from scratch. I decided to create a photo collage of all the things that J likes and have it … Continue reading

Spontaneous Weekend Roadtrip

M and I decided to take a random roadtrip from San Francisco to Oregon. Neither of us have gone to Oregon so we thought it would be a fun and quick vacation. I rented an economical Chevy Aveo Hatchback from Hertz for about $25/day. Our original destination was Portland, which was about 630 miles from … Continue reading

Interview with Founder of Ask.com: Garrett Gruener reveals what creative things he has done for his employees

As the founder of Ask Jeeves (now Ask.com), Garrett Gruener is also co-founder of Alta Partners, a life sciences venture capital firm, and CEO and Executive Chairman of Nanomix, a nanotech company. With this much on his plate, Garrett shares with us that he still has a very flexible schedule and spends a lot of … Continue reading