Category Archives: Zwischenzug

The Drop … Inner Demons and Big Mistakes

If you’re in for a gritty crime thriller, I recommend The Drop for it’s well-honed story and excellent performances. Tom Hardy’s plaintive portrayal of the main character, Bob Saginowski, is compelling and gives the movie its essence. Hardy plays the kind of guy that blends into the background … until he doesn’t. Bob works in a Continue Reading »

California Conundrum

Sadly no Triple Crown yesterday for California Chrome. Still, fun to root for the decidedly un-fancy team team of winners involved with the Cal-bred. This morning, I’m thinking about another series of races this week. These races weren’t between thoroughbreds. I’m referring to the state and local races that took place on Tuesday. The state Continue Reading »

Nine Meetings and Dinner at the Wolseley

The focus of my recent trip to the UK and Switzerland was to meet with semiconductor customers to talk about their projects and applications for our non-volatile memory. Before heading back to the US, I was able to take the Heathrow Express to London where I enjoyed a walk around Mayfair and a meal at The Wolseley. Continue Reading »

Business Advice From My Favorite Movies of 2013

My husband and I see a lot of movies. We gravitate towards comedic dramas focused on flawed people in unusual situations or just making their way through life. We veer away from superheroes, cute animated animals and slashers. I confess to a weakness for hoop skirt movies and go to those with my mom. With Continue Reading »

Happy Holidays … two signs and a squid video

If you’ve been to Carmel during the holiday’s you’ve likely seen this sign. It’s on the roof of Bruno’s Market right off of Ocean at Junipero Avenue. This photo was taken by my husband, Mark, from the our hotel room balcony. I like that the message appears backwards since it was shot from behind. While Continue Reading »

Veterans Day – Electronics Companies Focused on Vets

Today is the day we set aside to honor military veterans. This year the commemoration falls on the original November 11 Armistice Day which which was first observed in 1918 to recognize the service of the veterans of World War I. Thankfully, we’re now at a time where there are plans for a decline in Continue Reading »

Newsflash for Twitter Peeps – It’s October

It’s October 6 and this morning #Christmas is one of the top 10 Twitter trending terms. This is on a day that is seeing violence in Iraq and Egypt and a raid in Tripoli that captured an Al-Qaeda leader at an Al-Shabab base. None of this makes this morning’s Twitter’s top 10. What does this Continue Reading »