I bumped into Mike at the ice machine in the lunchroom, and took the opportunity to thank him for all of his time, energy, and hard work on a product that is attached to me 24x7. At this time, probably around the fall of 2006, I had been in only a few meetings with him and didn't know him very well. But his reputation as the "brains behind the system" was solidified with … [Read more...] about A Story That Set The Bar
I love meetups. I will do almost anything in my power to get to them. I missed a group meeting on Monday night, which bummed me out a bit, but couldn't be helped. Last night was a different story though. I spent a few hours visiting with Dean, Mike, and MissItaly. I loved it (as usual). And I didn't even have to travel out of state for this one! This little … [Read more...] about One of the Minnesota Crews
The local DOC Contingent sure pulled together while we were in D.C. for JDRF Government Day. What started out as a group of nine or ten quickly turned into sixteen or more! Every time I checked my e-mail or twitter feed, there was another person who caught wind of our plans and wanted to join in. I had no idea so many of these folks lived close enough to meet us for … [Read more...] about Dinner in D.C.
I went to a small, but growing, local type 1 meet-up last night, and had a blast, as usual. Mike, Peterspoon, Dean, Scott This picture happened at about 10:30 PM, just before the gals working at Caribou Coffee kicked us off the patio. We all stayed out WAY longer than any of us intended to. But good company and great conversation makes time fly, and I bet we could have … [Read more...] about (see other arm)