Day: January 23, 2009

(Almost) The End of Recipezaar

Just three months after we sold Recipezaar to Scripps Networks Gay and I quit. We did not get along with Deanna Brown, our boss, and she made it clear that she did not want to hear from us at all on any topic. She put a yes-woman in between us and her and told everyone else to humor us but to ignore us. Life’s too short to put up with incompetence, especially when they’re your boss, so we quit in October 2007. The three people we had hired and brought into Scripps, Kathy, Liza and Debbie stayed at Scripps. In retrospect, I’m sure we would have been fired or, at least, strongly encouraged to leave, had we not quit on our own.

Last Thursday we found out that Kathy was layed-off.

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Two great beers

Two really good beers I’ve had in the last couple weeks that I haven’t mentioned: Full Sail Top Sail Imperial Porter, a bourbon barrel-aged porter, and Pike’s XXXXX Extra Stout. The Full Sail has a nice caramel flavor and the Pike is a chocolatey stout.

Full Sail Top Sail Imperial Porter

Pike XXXXX Extra Stout