## ODonnellWeb – Tag Personal

The Olive Garden salad that changed my life

Posted on 04/19/2019 in misc • Tagged with Life, Personal, Food

Fred Lynn baseball card

Our first date was Feb 21, 1987. I've told that story. This is the story of a later date. I don't remember when exactly; sometime between that first date and the end of the semester. I think we were back at her house in Zionsville, IN and I think it …


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2018 in selfies

Posted on 01/07/2019 in misc • Tagged with Personal, Family

photo collage

I've done this for the last few years - pulled out my favorite selfies from the year and put them into a slideshow. Why yes, this is a low effort blog post just posting something I already made. Why do you ask?


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No More Resolutions

Posted on 12/30/2018 in misc • Tagged with Life, Personal

Most people use New Year's resolutions as a way to procrastinate. Instead of starting the change today, for whatever value of today it is, we put it off to start on this break point we call the new year. Really, what we are doing is procrastinating. Any change worth making …


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Where is Chris today

Posted on 12/12/2018 in misc • Tagged with Personal

Look up. There is a very good chance I'm in the air. My day:(all times EST)

  • 6 AM: Fly to Los Angeles via Atlanta
  • 3 PM: Arrive in LA, rent car and drive 2 hours to client
  • 7 PM: 60 minute meeting with client
  • 8 PM: Drive back to …

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Grocery Shopping For Nerds

Posted on 12/02/2018 in misc • Tagged with Personal

Photo of supermarket

Way back in the dot com boom of the early 2000s I wrote a business plan for a web app that would let you configure a shopping list to match your store layout. I was going to mine your list (data) to allow grocery companies to direct very personalized coupons …


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Happy Thanksgiving Y'all

Posted on 11/22/2018 in misc • Tagged with Personal, Thanksgiving

Peanuts Thanksgiving Picture

In 20+ years of writing here I've apparently never written anything specifically for Thanksgiving. That seems odd, but Google doesn't lie. There are no Thanksgiving posts on this site.

Thanksgiving was never a big deal for us. My Dad was USAF and except for 1 or 2 years in my …


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