The Inaugural Capture & IDP Classic (2023)

September 6

On Tuesday, September 5th, 2023, I was so honored to help organize a golf outing with 11 former colleagues and friends. We had a fantastic time!

September 5th, 2023 was on a Tuesday, the day before we had an already planned our annual ‘Capture & IDP Conference’ in Itasca, Illinois (a 15 minute drive from Chicago), which was held on the 6th and 7th, so we decided to finally organize a golf excursion on the day before the Conference started.


Coronavirus (COVID-19) in Santa Clara County

April 4

Friends, family and strangers reading this blog today, tomorrow or in the future, I’m writing this blog post to try and capture the mood of our local community in Santa Clara County, but also though out the world wide. To sum up the situation, all businesses that are deemed “non-essential” are closed to any in-personal interaction. This includes dine-in restaurants, schools, parks and anywhere a group of 10 or more…


Happy Furrth-of-July 2017 to little baby-orange!

Dear honey baby, This is our first 4th of July without you and it’s really awful. We miss your great spirit and wonderful demeanor. We miss your spunky attitude. Every day, as I hope you know, I say a special prayer for your safe passage into Pet Heaven and I visit you often. It warms my heart that you are in such a special place among so many great people…

July 4

Furryth-of-July 2017

July 2, 2017 Dear my sweetest of furr-balls, Happy Furryth-of-July’s!!! As the 241st anniversary of the United States of America Independence Day is upon us I cannot but reflect on all those who have fought and sacrificed for our ‘Independence’. First, and foremost, I am so proud of my immediate family members that proudly served our country. Lynn, Gene, Carl and Leonard (left to right in the photo below), you…

July 3