Category Archives: Miscellany

Podcast: When Agile Meets Open Space

Thanks to Pilar Orti, in London, for capturing in a recent podcast some of the fun we had in the Distributed Agile Teamwork sessions, in the Audacious Salon track, at the Agile2016 Conference, and previously in the Virtual Open Space … Continue reading

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Decade

I started blogging here in May 2003, posting daily and weekly for many years, but later only monthly or quarterly. The last post was September 2013. That was over a year ago. Let’s call it finished, at least for now. In the meantime, you can still browse my decade via the category links in sidebar. UPDATE: …and when it’s not over, it’s not over. Continue reading

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garden space report

growing veggies is a lot like running open space meetings. there is the smallest of plans, a short flurry of set-up and seeding, and then a lot of picking up cups (weeding) until the documentation (harvest) shows up. oh, yes… … Continue reading

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the longest-lasting bubbles ever?

this is just silly. and perhaps the longest-lasting dish soap ever. more than six years ago, i was working in a meditation center in london, yes that london. washing dishes and cooking lunch for groups using our meeting space. mind … Continue reading

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big weekend in the garden

big cold weekend in the garden, actually. just finished openlands.org‘s eight week BUGs (building urban gardens) course and couldn’t wait to get out there, even in 30-very-few degrees. so i spent the weekend moving and rebuilding a raised bed, turning … Continue reading

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return of the blog

just skipped the last five or more versions of wordpress. the latest just rocks. and the upgrade, even skipping so many versions, was surprisingly painless. now i just need to clean up the style a bit and pull a bunch … Continue reading

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Forgotten Chicago

Forgotten Chicago is a new website dedicated to documenting little known elements of Chicago‚Äôs infrastructure, architecture, neighborhoods and general cityscape, whether existing or historical. I just had a nice little look around and will stay tuned, hoping the site will … Continue reading

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