Goodbye Chris Locke

News reached me yesterday my friend, Chris Locke passed away on Dec 21. Chris had a remarkably large impact on my life and the way I thought, during my critical transition from working for large companies like IBM and AT&T to early stage startup companies. The Internet was just a… Continue reading

HOLIDAY GREETINGS FROM PHOENIX

We love getting the annual newsletters updating us on the lives of so many friends.  This year I thought I’d take a crack at it myself, especially since this newsletter format makes it so easy. Here’s the 2021 Steve Larsen Holiday Newsletter: I know you need to start by talking… Continue reading

Harley Pan America

On Saturday, Sept 25, I joined a few friends in Flagstaff, AZ at the Overland Expo West, an event growing exponentially over the past few years to include vendors from across the outdoor experience world. Represented were every truck and off-road-oriented vehicle, motorcycle companies, tents, yurts, lights, knives, water purification,… Continue reading

Read these! or not.

Reading and listening to books helps me pass a lot of activities here in the Phoenix heat.  You might have seen my take on Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind by now, but if not, it is here.  I loved it so much I read it twice and ordered all… Continue reading

Book: That Time of Year: A Minnesota Life, by Garrison Keillor

My earliest memory of Garrison Keillor is a Minnesota Public Radio morning radio show that he created and hosted. It was a mash-up of music, stories, poems, and news, unlike anything else.  It kept me company as I showered, brushed my teeth, and then drove the long ride to work… Continue reading