I’m a Symphomaniac, MANIAC!

Last Thursday Katie and I attended a performance of the Houston Symphony Orchestra for the first time since my return to the US. We used to be full season subscribers to this truly world class orchestra and it was exciting to be back. That night was a great performance for which to return as itContinue reading “I’m a Symphomaniac, MANIAC!”


Last week was an exceedingly productive one! Smart Office Energy Solutions hit a major milestone as we received our first checks/wire transfers from investors. Sure it is nice to have some money in the account but even more rewarding is what this signifies. At this incredibly early stage, investors really aren’t investing in a businessContinue reading “MLK Day”

Rice-Baylor Merger is Dead

From: Dr. William T. Butler [mailto:notestothepresident@BCM.EDU]Sent: Tuesday, January 12, 2010 11:27 AMTo: BCM-ALL@LISTSERV.BCM.EDUSubject: An Important Message from Dr. Butler To: The Faculty, staffs and students of Baylor College of Medicine and Rice University Dear Colleagues: We are writing to inform you that Baylor College of Medicine and Rice University have ended our discussions about aContinue reading “Rice-Baylor Merger is Dead”

New Year’s Resolutions Progress

The first full week of 2010 has come and gone so . . . how did I do in meeting the goals I set forth in my New Year’s Resolutions? Not too poorly so far. Of my daily/weekly goals, I met all of them except for keeping my fat consumption below 25% of my overallContinue reading “New Year’s Resolutions Progress”


Having looked back at 2009 in my last post, now it is time to look ahead to 2010. Following are my New Year’s resolutions laid out by category. I would like to publish these online and report on regular progress to maintain accountability. Can anyone recommend any good tools for this? Relationships 1. Weekly dateContinue reading “2010”