This is a page from my book, “How I Sold My Business: A Personal Diary”

Saturday, January 28, 2006

We told the employees last Thursday about the sale, and it generally didn't seem like a huge deal. We have fourteen full-time employees and four contractors right now, and because there isn't a big change in regime, and because I'm rarely at the office anyway, I just don't think it's a big change for most of the employees.

Because I work with the employees in the field much more, they seemed to react much more, but in the end it was all well-wishes, "let's keep in touch", and so on.

Covfefe coffee mug alvin June 12, 2017 - 12:10pm

If for some reason you want a Covfefe coffee mug, here you go.

Louisville, Colorado’s Blue Parrot property purchased alvin February 2, 2017 - 7:52pm

Louisville, Colorado’s Blue Parrot property has been purchased by investors based in Superior. Here’s the story on, a source of news for Boulder and Broomfield counties here in Colorado.

Happy holidays, I’m preggers (jk) alvin December 23, 2016 - 6:24am

Nothing screams “Happy Holidays” like a fake positive-pregnancy test, that’s what I always say.

(Google “woman selling positive pregnancy tests” for more details.)

Staples is buying Office Depot; reaction is mixed alvin February 4, 2015 - 8:43am


Anchorage Daily News is now Alaska Dispatch News alvin July 20, 2014 - 11:21am

The Alaska Dispatch News, founded in 2008, bought out the Anchorage Daily News within the last year. This is the first print edition of the “new” newspaper. (The website was changed over some time ago. Image from here.)

The last edition of the Anchorage Daily News was printed today (Alaska news) alvin July 19, 2014 - 12:42pm

Sadly, the last edition of the Anchorage Daily News was printed today. Image from here.

iPad price drops; iPad 2 coming soon? alvin February 21, 2011 - 4:07pm

I just read on techradar that both T-Mobile and Orange have reduced their iPad prices, most likely to reduce inventory for a new iPad 2 model. This is of particular interest to me, because I've been reading a lot of books with the Kindle software lately, and I'd like to buy an iPad soon to make that reading experience more enjoyable.