Monthly Archives: August 2005
We’re a real tech company!
How do you know you’re a real tech company? When you miss your first deadline, of course! Aug 31 was supposed to be go-live. Well we’re hard at work but it’s apparent things will take slightly longer than planned. The … Continue reading
Spreading Pickle Joy
Our briny success rests on people feeling remarkable after buying one of our t-shirts or pickle subscriptions. While brainstorming methods to make this happen, Mike and I landed upon the idea of including postcards with each shirt we ship, and … Continue reading
Connecting the Dots
Doug’s fiancée Mandy forwarded a link to the commencement speech delivered by Steve Jobs, co-founder of Apple, to the 2005 graduating class at Stanford. I’m a fan of good speeches, regardless of whether they were delivered in real life (like … Continue reading
This is the most difficult blog entry I’ve ever had to write. That’s because it’s 7:45 AM, I have zero coffee, and my laptop won’t boot up so I’m forced to write this out on a legal pad. The horror…the … Continue reading
Funny Pickle Game and Hat
Funny things start happening when you start a Pickle of the Month company. Two things brough laughter out of my mouth today: My mom sent me a link to the Gedney pickle site. Not only do that have a fun … Continue reading
Did I mention I love tshirts already?
We’re just inside two weeks lead time for our August 31 go-live, and that means the tshirt orders have to go in. Three late evenings of tireless frivolity on customink has yeiled the following two inaugural designs. Spent an unhealthy … Continue reading
She was a seal dealer
Due to dysfunctional discs from the IRS resulting in a lack of official documents to sign, we were unable to hold our First (Ever) Pickle of the Month Shareholders Meeting as planned last Monday. The date was moved to Thursday … Continue reading
Pow! Some pictures smack you right in the mouth and make you say, “I gotta get me some of that!” Well, prepare to be smacked! Our good friend Jeanne at Van Holten Pickles very kindly shipped us some pickle pictures … Continue reading
May 8th is ‘No Socks Day’
More movement on the go-live front. Doug and I are gathering tonight for our first shareholder meeting. Topics of discussion will include rules of the company, number of shares to create, the distribution of those shares, and whether or not … Continue reading
Track that Pickle!
Have you ever wondered the exact route a package you ordered has traveled? Probably not, because you’re much more normal than me, but I certainly have! I would love to go to Amazon or FedEx and be able to see … Continue reading