Sexy Life Lives On and The Hut Starts Up

Team Sexy Life’s journey through Venture School continued this week. We had the first of 4 Thursday evening sessions, where we update the group with what we have learned from customer discovery over the past week and discuss where we are going over the coming week. Between Chris, David, and myself, we were able to get … [Read more…]

Venture School Begins Again

As I’ve talked about plenty of times on this blog, Team Sexy Life applied to and was accepted into the Venture School program. We started our journey through the program on Tuesday this week. While the information being presented is very much the same as when I went through with Tom back in October, they have retooled … [Read more…]

Fun at Startup Weekend and a Change of Pace

The time has finally come. After a long leave, my wife has finally returned to work at the Big Hospital. She’s been home since the end of August because this pregnancy was so rough on her, between the severe morning sickness and anemia. Even though she wasn’t able to do much while she was on … [Read more…]

The End of Leave, Gamicon, and Startup Weekend

I finally found a break from the action to sit down and collect my thoughts from the past couple of weeks. I know how much work a new baby could be, but I didn’t realize how much work a preschooler would add on top of everything else. Having my wife home on maternity leave has … [Read more…]

Settling In and Moving Forward

It’s been a couple of weeks since I’ve posted, but for good reason. My family and I are settling in comfortably with the newest member of the family. The baby isn’t sleeping through the night yet – most nights, she thinks it’s party time. Hopefully, this isn’t an omen for the future… I have been … [Read more…]

False Alarms and Startup Weekend

The time is getting closer and closer. The wife and I have already trekked over to the hospital twice due to early labor. The new baby isn’t due until January 30, but between the morning sickness and the anemia, my wife would be very glad to just have the baby any time now. I’m going … [Read more…]

Does the Sexy Life Include a Barbecue Joint?

I think I may have found the point where I can’t get any busier. I thought that my calendar was going to clear out as my wife and I await the arrival of our second child. Not so. Sexy Life, my team from Startup Weekend Iowa City back in November, has fired up operations again … [Read more…]

2015: The Year of Networking

Happy New Year! I hope you all have had an enjoyable holiday season. Here in the Oasis, the family and I have been enjoying some time together. My wife cooked up over ten pounds of fudge and several dozen cookies with my daughter’s help. I spent the better part of Tuesday removing the 3 inches … [Read more…]