Lessons from a Power Outage

Lessons from a Power Outage

Written by Natasha Juliana.- June 13, 2019 Tuesday afternoon around 3:40, while the outside temperature hovered around 100 degrees, the power at WORK started acting weird. The lights dimmed a little, the A/C shut down – the thermostat flickered on and off. The WiFi was still working and you could charge a phone, but you […]

Shared Values

Shared Values

My second year of college, I ended up in this tiny shack of a house on a beautiful tree-lined block in Eugene, Oregon. My room was an uninsulated converted single-car garage attached to the back. My freshman dorm-mate, Eileen, had one of the teensy bedrooms up front, and there was one bedroom remaining. I don’t […]

Eleven Years

Eleven Years

Written by Natasha Juliana – April 25th, 2019 I woke up around 4:30 this morning. Maybe a little earlier (I tend to be in denial and pretend to be asleep for a while before I dare look at the clock). I told you last week that I’d been able to transform my anxiety around the […]

To me, this looks like hope…

To me, this looks like hope…

Written by Natasha Juliana – April 18, 2019 Last weekend, we drove down the Sacramento River along the delta, on top of the levees. (Yes – in a fossil fuel-powered Prius – ugh!) The route was beautiful this time of year and I spent my time looking out the window in wonder. (Don’t worry – […]

Linda Jay’s 80th Birthday Interview – Looking to the Future

Linda Jay’s 80th Birthday Interview – Looking to the Future

Written by Julia Carlisle This is her 80th birthday interview. But, this is the last time you will see that number, since it is irrelevant. She is – in no uncertain terms – looking to the future. As Jay emphatically notes,”I refuse to be a senior citizen. I will run away from that. It’s wrong and I […]

coWORKer of the Month: Maximilian Maksutovic

coWORKer of the Month: Maximilian Maksutovic

Maximilian Maksutovic   On the Cusp of A Great Career in Music Software Development  Written by coWORKER Linda Jay Max Maksutovic has worn many hats professionally so far – he’s been a professional musician, a composer, and an audio engineer.  But for the last six years, he’s been focused on software development.  “I’ve been looking to fuse […]

Petaluma Insider Tips from Coffee Social

Petaluma Insider Tips from Coffee Social

This week at Coffee Social, we decided to go around the table and share local favorites that might not be so well known. Jessica took notes, so I’ve written them up here to share with you all. 🙂 Lagunitas – There are free tastings and tours starting in the upstairs clubhouse room every weekday at […]

coWORKer of the Month: Chase Olivieri

coWORKer of the Month: Chase Olivieri

Chase Olivieri –  Launches A Travel Community App — Altitude; He Himself Has Visited 100 Countries – So Far! Written by coWORKer Linda Jay “I’ve been a jet-setter as long as I can remember,” Chase Olivieri muses.  “My parents, who both hailed from the airline world, installed a deep love for travel and wanderlust in […]

coWORKer of the Month: Amy Ray

coWORKer of the Month: Amy Ray

Amy Ray, Graphic Designer, Loves to Make a Project Shine Written by coWORKer Linda Jay Amy Ray, graphic designer, has a clear vision of what she likes best about her profession.  “I love the process of helping a client figure out who they are and what they want to convey, and to find a way […]

coWORKer of the Month: Daniel Huskey

coWORKer of the Month: Daniel Huskey

Daniel Huskey — From Texas to Petaluma An Odyssey Built on Strong Faith in the Future Written By coWORKer Linda Jay Ask Daniel Huskey about the difference between his home state of Texas and his new hometown, Petaluma. “Well, as much as I miss my family and friends in Texas,” he muses, “I often felt […]