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Franklin Rodeo – saddle up! // May 14 // JLB

It’s hard to believe that the Franklin Rodeo celebrates its 62nd year next weekend. It’s one of the longest-running events in Middle Tennessee — and it’s one of the “old fashioned” traditions that make Franklin so special.

Party on Main Street // Apr 24 // JLB

Shutting down Main Street is becoming commonplace in Downtown Franklin!Bring your friends and family for some good, small-town Franklin fun! The weekend of April 30-May 1 is my favorite–Main Street Festival! It’s so much fun to shop and eat and visit with all the friends you meet walking down the street. It is expanding this […]

Cloud Technology // Apr 15 // JLB

In my free time I write action movie scripts with a writing partner in L.A. It’s something he invited me to be a part of a year ago, and since then we’ve written and pitched three scripts together. This year, writing from a distance became extra hard because of our individual schedules.

Social Media King? // Mar 24 // JLB

Twitter, Facebook, YouTube. Tweets, statuses, video blogs. You don’t want to be left behind, like this guy… JLB can help you keep your social networking message clear.

Podcamp – Nashville's top-shelf (interactive) unconference // Mar 19 // JLB

It’s been a couple of years since we’ve attended PodCamp. It’s not that we opted out of last year for any particular reason, but we didn’t make it a priority. This year is different. This year, we are going again. And this year, it’s bigger than it’s ever been. “What’s PodCamp?” you ask… well, it’s […]

A very ferry Seattle // Jan 31 // JLB

I realize that I may have missed a post or two leading into this, but after moving to Portland within the past month, I decided to make it my goal to get out and experience as many parts of the Pacific Northwest as humanly possible. This past weekend, I found myself in Seattle for a […]

A sign of the times? Google's management merry-go-round… // Jan 22 // JLB

When news broke this week of Google’s impending leadership changes, the tech community was buzzing. Most excitement and speculation centered around what motivated current CEO Eric Schmidt announcement that he was vacating his role in order to let Co-Founder Larry Page fill the position.

Winter wonderland // Jan 12 // JLB

Kids are out of school and snow is on the ground…time to go sledding! Half the fun is walking through the snow to get to the sledding hill. It hasn’t been this beautiful in our neighborhood in a while! The little ones love the ride and the dog can’t get enough of the snow. Needless […]

Google vs. Facebook: the latest turn and twist // Nov 05 // JLB

It’s no secret that the folks in Palo Alto and the folks in Mountain View don’t get along. In fact, the Facebook vs. Google rivalry is starting to emerge as one of the most intriguing web battles of our generation.

A little taste of history // Sep 25 // JLB

Our family has a few Franklin fall traditions…and one of our favorites is a visit to Gentry’s Farm to pick our own pumpkins, wind through the corn maze, and take a tractor ride through the fields to see baby cows and hear a little local history. This year we got a special treat. The day […]