06/26/14

The Tactical Business Plan

Big Red Car here. Ahh, the ATX, it’s lovely to live in paradise. The Boss is back, so finally it’s back to writing regularly. Hey, Boss, nice to have you back.

So The Boss is involved with Techstars Austin as a Mentor and meets all the teams on Mentor Day or some such thing. Very impressive folks and startups. Continue reading

06/7/14

Poseurs, poseurs, poseurs everywhere

Big Red Car here. Beautiful, cool Saturday morning. The kind of genuine pleasure that makes even a Big Red Car — not given to humility by its very nature — happy to just be alive.

Tie that life to Texas, being alive in the ATX, well, my friend. It does not get better than that. On Earth as it is in Texas, the ATX. Continue reading

06/6/14

Labor Force Participation Rate at 38-year LOW

Big Red Car here. Well The Boss got the garage cleaned out, so now your Big Red Car can sleep in security inside the garage. But, wait, the Lexus SUV (a pampered bitch if ever there was one) is going to be getting first dibs on the new sleeping quarters. Life is not fair! But, hey, I love it anyway cause I get to commune with nature and all that jazz.

So The Boss turned a bit serious today when having a hot dog with one of his buddies. They ate at Man Bites Dog, said it was very good. Continue reading

06/2/14

Amazon — Bully of the Boardwalk?

Big Red Car here. Going to be a warm one here in the ATX but then today is the second day of June, isn’t it? It is summer in the ATX and summer means warm.

So the Big Red Car is concerned about Amazon and its latest dustup with the publishing industry.

This is NOT Jeff Bezos, head of Amazon, though many think it may be him given recent behavior.

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