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DC/MD/VA Residents: Support the AVGeek Toys For Tots Drive

The holidays are a great time to remember that not everyone is as fortunate as my family is.  Over the past few years, we’ve done a holiday toy drive benefiting Toys For Tots in the DC Area.  Trevor from Tagging Miles reached out to me again this year to organize some donation efforts. He’s back in one of our frequent happy hour haunts, Bar Bao in Arlington: Bar Bao 3100 Clarendon Blvd Clarendon Metro Station Arlington, VA 22201 The event will be 6 December, 6-9pm.  You can register free for […]

Making The Connection: The Argument For Being There

I sat my daughter down with her mother recently to show both of them a video.  I told my daughter, “You might be bored for part of this, but give me 13 minutes.”  As a parent of a teenager and one younger child, patience is something that can be in short supply.  But, she’s generally a good kid.  So, she stuck out the 13 minutes. I first met Maya Leibman 6 or 7 years ago at an industry event.  I had been assigned to make sure that she got from […]

Pinking Up The Place!

In honor of breast cancer awareness, I’ve added a bunch of pink to the blog for the month of October (with the help of graphics guru Denny).  We call it Pinking Up The Place!  Breast cancer treatment has made marked strides in the last decade.  There are many more options available for women.  And, many of those options are less invasive/damaging. Thousands Are Still Dying From Breast Cancer It’s expected that over 40,000 women will die from breast cancer in 2018 alone.  That’s still a staggering number for a form […]