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  • Five Points – 4

    I’ve Moved — After nearly 13 years of calling Venice Beach, California my home, it is no more.  I’ve moved to Nashville, TN. Venice has changed over the years.  Snapchat Global HQ moved within a few blocks from my place and exclusively occupies apartment buildings as offices.  This displaced all of the folks that once lived there, creating vacant […]

  • Annual Report – 2016

    Aaron ‘AD’ Davis here and I’ve rounded the sun for the 39th time.  This is my 2016 annual report (read 2012, 2013, 2014 didn’t get a personal account…only via my company, and 2015). It is more of a life and times of Aaron than anything else and you’re receiving it because our paths have crossed […]

  • 68th Annual Newport to Ensenada International Regatta – Santa Monica Rugby Yacht Club

    Santa Monica Rugby Yacht Club 6 skilled and fearless SMRYC members competed in the 68th Annual International Yacht Race, from Newport, CA to Ensenada, Mexico. Robert Knox (Captain), Aaron Davis (Main Trim), Simon Jones (Bow), James Corr (Mast), Brian O’Rourke (Videographer), Chris James (Tactician and Voice of Reason) sailed Merlin, a 39′ 1972 Columbia in the Cruiser […]

  • How to Start a Startup – Final Lecture & Party 🙂

    How to start a startup Howdy Thank you so much for attending the How to Start a Startup Lecture! It’s amazing to have participated in the entire program and to have now arrived at the final lecture.  There was so much incredible information shared and discussed and it would not have been the same without […]

  • Happiness Check List

    I keep this list handy, so that when I find myself feeling down, I don’t have to think about what to do to get back up.  I often find that after doing just a couple of them, I’m already feeling better and ready to take on the world again.  See below for a video of […]

  • Response to: How do you deal with disappointment and loss?

    I broke my leg nearly 8 months ago.  Recalling the feelings of the moment, I can not recall ever being as disappointed as I was then.  I wrote about it (that was a good idea) and my family and friends helped me. Writing this now, that seems like a place that is so far away. […]

  • Annual Report

      Annual Report 2013 Howdy Friend, Lots of year end articles, lists, and posts are circulating and it moved me to create my own.  Its really just a personal stock of my own life, what I’ve experienced, and a few notes on what I have learned.  My hope in writing this is that I will be more aware […]

  • Dealing With Disappointment (Explicit Language)

      Dealing with Disappointment A rant and a request for advice Howdy Friend,   Disclaimer – I’m going to complain and rant about a recent personal experience and then ask for some advice in this post.  If you aren’t interested or lack the capacity to deal, I completely get it and certainly do not take it […]

  • Video Rugby Update From Israel

    FINAL TOUR UPDATE + PILLOW STACKING Howdy Friend, This is the final tour update from the Maccabi Games.  I have also included a pillow stacking technique. For those that missed it, I wrote a rather lengthy essay on how rugby has affected my life and what it means to me.  I followed up with a mid […]

  • Rugby Video Update [final] & STEAM Carnival

    Rugby + STEAM Last update before leaving + a very cool carnival Howdy Friend, This is the final update on my rugby progress before I leave for Israel to compete.  I’m also sharing a really cool project that some of my best friends are building. For those that missed it, I wrote a rather lengthy essay […]