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

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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

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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

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Train Hell

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

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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

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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

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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

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