Sporting events, such as the NFL playoffs, are fun to watch with a crowd, especially a crowd of friends. But one way to add much more excitement, especially if you weren't particularly rooting for one team or another, is to encourage everyone to make cheap bets with friends while everyone's watching together. "One dollar says… Continue reading Adding stakes
How do you feel when you host a large gathering? Do you feel anxious that everything is going to go as planned? Do you feel put upon that you're in charge of entertaining everyone? Do you feel crushed under the weight of preparing the house? Do you feel stifled because of the crowd in your… Continue reading Hosting your friends
The world is smaller than you think. Even with billions of people on the Earth, our paths are constantly crossing with people we know in unexpected places. It's because of the many trails we leave: past friends from living in previous cities, former colleagues at old jobs, buddies from school, or activity groups. We run… Continue reading Small world
Wishing you many joys of your own in 2019! Here's our annual holiday message and year in review in song and pictures: https://youtu.be/0vU-t7Shpwo Previous holiday messages are here: 2017, 2016, 2015.
Once I had a dream I was in the afterlife. It was a long white corridor with lots of doors. Behind each of the doors were rooms with different circles of my friends. Some were playing games, some were at a barbecue, some were just sitting in a room talking about nothing in particular. I… Continue reading Heaven on Earth