• A ribbon marker sewn into a book binding; a store full of office supplies; a cable channel dedicated to ice hockey.
  • Elections happen every two years (plus the off-year Virginia governor’s race), even if I don’t always like the outcome.
  • (And this is not always the case:) My onsite consulting job: interesting projects; smart, articulate people to work with; sane project managers; a stimulating location downtown; a (usually) predictable, comfortable commute.
  • Art, unlike life, lets you rehearse.
  • Indoor plumbing.