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Distilling Our Craft

This weekend I learned a lot about how alcohol is made. Chris and I and our spouses went on a tour and tasting St. George’s Spirits in...

Town Meetings

As I wrote about a couple of months ago, I had the opportunity to visit with an old high school friend who now lives in Connecticut. As...

Moving Forward

Over the last week, we have been moving out of our office in The Tenderloin. We were in this space for a little over two years, in...

Responding to Current Events

Like you, we have been horrified and saddened this week by news stories about children being removed from their parents at our nation’s borders. Our work at...

Lessons from Old Friends

I recently had the opportunity to visit with an old high school friend. We hadn’t seen each other in perhaps 18 years, which is far too long...

Finding Beauty in Data

Over the past several weeks, I have been spending a lot of time working on the less glamorous aspects of Braid. Braid has grown enough that we...

Taking The Risk

This week I have been thinking a lot about research, reward, and risk. On Monday, Chris and I had lunch with our good friend Tom, who is...

Following the Star

Last month, at the Braid holiday party, I watched part of the Christmas story being acted out right in front of my eyes. Here is what happened:...

That Was Good Preaching

I was pleased to have the unexpected opportunity to attend a black Baptist church in Sacramento this past Sunday. I have to confess while I am an...

A Three-Year Tapestry

Braid reaches a milestone this week: our third birthday. As always, milestones allow us an opportunity to consider the past and lessons learned, as well as to...