Ch-ch-ch-changes …

April 30, 2013 in News & Events, Other Than That - news, business & other nonsense | Comments (0)


I’m not referring to the song title.

I’m not stuttering.

I’m not cold.

The slightly chattering teeth would be the chill of anticipation and, if I’m being honest, just a touch of nerves about a rather monumental decision I’ve made.

At the end of January 2013 I shifted my home base from San Francisco. After 22 years in the glorious City by the Bay, it was time for a change. That this change would come about by a chance conversation and a trip to Las Vegas, well, that was a surprise.

Truthfully my fit in the realm of tech was always a somewhat uneasy one. Placed by luck of timing and a relevant skill set at a crucial time, plugged me onto a career path of media, PR and event production. The path wended its way for 20 or so years and I do not regret a single moment of it (okay maybe there are a few moments that given a chance for revision I would…), as it is precisely the path on which I walked that led me to realizing a dream that on some level I always had.

Working with dogs.

More accurately I’ll be working with dogs and their humans as I embark (pun intended) on a journey to reimagine how dog facilities can serve their clients – two and four footed. Put more simply it’s a doggie daycare and boarding facility that offers training, retail services and wrapped around all of it a private social club and members-only dog park.

Called The Hydrant Club (a social club for urban canines and their humans), my new venture will be breaking lots of old conventions or, dare I say, making them roll over.

Here’s to a new chapter….

The Hydrant Club’s Monumental Namesake


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