“You look. Hungry. Here.” And he hands the kid a plate with Christmas dinner on it. Kingaroy. A small farming town in south east Queensland. Famous for pumpkin scones, peanuts and navy beans. For a start, you need a horse. Only five or six out of every thousand are good enough to compete at Olympic level. And since you be riding it at least six days a week, you probably have to buy one.
In the last week, my own tracker got more work to do, thanks to Niantic Inc. Finally introducing Pokemon Go to the world. The location based game, which requires users to move around real world locations to progress, saw me exploring new localities to join in the fun of catching and training Pokemon.
Meanwhile in in Hong Kong, real estate is just as hard to come by for the dead as it is for the living. Many public columbaria, where urns are stored, are full, leading funeral homes to stash the ashes of hundreds of thousands of deceased in backrooms while the government searches for somewhere to put them. Even when they do become available, the highly prized niches with just enough space to house a single urn cost as much as a luxury flat..
So he tries to work quietly. When the game ends, he turns to leave without talking to any of the kids. He has decided to submit the names of both Hernandez and Ortiz to the federation. Man, everybody ecstatic, Demski said. Hear from my family every day, every week. Friends are always out at the game, watching.
Life, Life, Life Life is something we are supposed to live, limitlessly and to the fullest, we are supposed to be awake through it and see what it has to offer us. That is why it is constantly changing because it wants to keep us awake and on our toes. Life is all about adventure.
Just finished reading The Responsible Company, the second business book by Yvon Chouinard, founder of Patagonia. His first, Let My People Surfing, laid out Chouinard’s personal path and the company’s history before spending the bulk of the book on the business philosophy of the small (roughly $400M) outdoor gear and apparel company.If you’re thinking about starting something or re orienting your existing something towards what matters to you, this book belongs on the stack on your desk. It’s a perfectly timed counterbalance to the Jobs biography.Working with the Pew Center on Global Climate Change, I’ve just completed an study of companies that have already successfully developed and launched new low carbon strategic initiatives.