Chief Technology Officer & Photographer | Irvine, CA

I’m still the Date Designer.

There have been moments of awesome where I’ve gone through and had a whole new site redesigned and started in on the development. Problem is, when I was doing it last, I had a full time 9-5 gig and I was just too burnt out at night to do anything with it.

I also tend to stuff too many features in. Yeah, it’d be cool to have all the little whiz-bang features, but what is the FASTEST route to $$$? It’s not 3 more weeks of development before that new feature is finished.

I’ve literally come down to this – a home page, explaining what I do, and an order form to gather information from the customer and their payment information.

Am I crazy? Read on…

Sweet on Geeks Event @ Changing Hands Book Store – March 14, 2009

So…I kinda volunteered to be auctioned off at a “geeks” event for charity – just got the flyer. LOL

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The “Sweet on Geeks” charity auction event is happening on March 14th, 2009 at Changing Hands Bookstore in Tempe, AZ at 8pm.  I think I’m gonna take the most in auction dollars…I decided…

5 Great Valentines Day Date Ideas in Phoenix, AZ

There are so many options out there for Valentine’s Day, but here are 5 great ideas for the Phoenix metro area:

Native Phoenician Romance with a Twist

Harley’s Italian Bistro has been a well-kept secret in downtown Phoenix for longer than I can imagine. Personal service, excellent wine selection, and traditional italian cooking that will make you melt! The atmosphere is intimate and usually quiet so keep that in mind. (view more details)

North Phoenix Day of Hiking & Pampering

This date takes a bit of planning and thought, but provides a day full of adventure, relaxation and fun. You are certain to impress your loved-one! Start the morning with a cup of coffee, grab your date and head to the Arizona Hiking Shack in Cave Creek: http://www.hikingshack.com/. (view more details)

Valentines Day

Camelback Mountain(McDonald DR, Phoenix, AZ) – Take a morning Hike.  Jamba Juice(4811 N 16th Street, Phoenix, AZ) – Following the Hike go to a Juice Bar. (view more details)

Valentines Day For Pregnant Couples

So you or your partner is pregant? That means no wine for at least one of you. This is an all day kind of date, but she deserves it, right? (view more details)

Friday Art Night in Cave Creek

Start off the evening at El Encanto Mexican Restaurant for some authentic Mexican fare. The Pollo Fundido and Beef Fajitas come highly recommended, as well as dining near the duck pond. (view more details)

DateDesigner.com on Fox 10 Morning Show in Phoenix, AZ

DateDesigner.com, a Phoenix based start-up funded by Gangplank HQ, gives users the ability to build and search for fun date ideas that are local to them.

DateDesigner.com – Build the Best Valentine’s Day Date Contest

Word on the street is that the peeps at DateDesigner.com… ;-) …are giving away a $100 Visa gift card and a $50 Visa gift card.  The $100 Visa gift card goes to the user who builds the Best Valentine’s Day Date, and the $50 Visa gift card goes to the most active user on the site for the month of January up until February 10th!

Make sure you get in on this contest so DateDesigner.com can help out with the bill on your Valentine’s Day Date.  All you have to do is register on the site, and then create a date under the “Valentine’s Day Date” category (you select this when you save the date).  So what are you waiting for???  DO IT!