Frozen by the Sun

There is no business leader out there I respect and admire more than Yvon Chouinard. Legendary climber, kayaker, and business leader. He built @patagonia as a company to embody and reflect his personal beliefs, and demonstrated that it is possible to build a company that is hugely successful while balancing its’ impact on the environment. As Nomad Read more about Frozen by the Sun[…]

Shared Mission

12 years ago today my wife and I got married in San Gabriel. We took, as many people do, pictures around the historic Mission district. At the time we lived in Davis, near Sacramento, and I was working on an MBA and starting a technology company. Never in a million years would I have guessed Read more about Shared Mission[…]

Growing & Growing

  It was a big leap of faith opening an ice pop shop making whole fruit ice pops from all natural ingredients. A lot different than other things I’ve done, and small business is hard. Getting open took a lot longer than I anticipated, but we did it. 6 months in, and we just made Read more about Growing & Growing[…]

Crowell Public Library Open House

Nomad at the Crowell Public Library Today!

Join us today and support Crowell Public Library at their annual open house. Lots of fun! 10:30 Orchestra 11:00 Bilingual Storytime 11-2 Glitter tattoos and face painting 1 pm Orchestra 2 pm juggler And of course delicious ice pops all day…

Local Sourcing

I love it when I can source ingredients from the man (and his granddaughter) that grow them. Cheaper per pound than even the restaurant supply store, and delicious. My biggest challenge will be not eating them all before I get back from selling today. My neighbor at today’s market.