I like cities. I like their energy, their design, the flow of people, the opportunities they present. They show the best and worst of humanity, often next to each other. Amsterdam is beautiful, chaotic, and filled with stunning architecture. I'm mostly impressed by the beautiful dance of bicycles, cars and people. It's effortless and hypnotizing when you look from a distance.
I've rented a houseboat for the company team. It's less expensive than a hotel. We have visitors.
I'm a little tired from the travels, the jetlag, the incredible beer. Daynapping is a good option.
In between meetings an sessions and talks, I get some time to explore the city. The building all lean in just enough to appear like they are swallowing up the streets behind you, or in front of you.
The conference is in an old castle. The conversations are always accompanied by beer and cheese. It's a beautiful place. I''l be back. More pictures here.
I have another VW. I know it's a sickness. I'm cutting and pasting the post that I put on the samba: The Back story: My grandpare...
I'm up and running again. Not in enough time to make the Buses by the Bridge show, but at least I have dry wheels in wet weather. I'...
Mark Merrill is really a nice guy. He helped build a ridiculously successful company and he has a strange compulsion for vintage VW's. ...