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Founder The New Green

Co-founder Hubski

Co-founder Forever Labs

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thenewgreen  ·  4 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Song I wrote and recorded tonight

100%. It’s been nice to spend some quality time with the kids. So much happening, even without this pandemic. It’s nice to focus on the family. But truth is I’ve still never been busier professionally.

thenewgreen  ·  4 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Song I wrote and recorded tonight

Def the Beatles one. I’ll let you know how it goes. Good to hear from you, my best to you and yours.

thenewgreen  ·  4 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Song I wrote and recorded tonight

100% get that. I need a Black rickenbacker but that’s calls for a different economic situation. Some day.

thenewgreen  ·  4 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Song I wrote and recorded tonight

I hear you. I’m really hoping I’m the one that answers the door when it arrives and not my wife :)

Have you ever considered a Jazzmaster? It’s my favorite guitar I own.

thenewgreen  ·  4 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Song I wrote and recorded tonight

I bought this Gretsch. I just think it’s gorgeous. Green! I hope it plays well. Had some good reviews.

thenewgreen  ·  4 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Song I wrote and recorded tonight

Thank you lil. The other day my 6 yo son said, “I’m glad Opa is dead so he can’t get the Corona virus.” :) it’s been nice spending time with my kids during quarantine. I just bought a new guitar which should arrive Wednesday. I will be playing a lot of hockey.

thenewgreen  ·  4 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Shoot the Messenger - Song I wrote and recorded tonight

I will see you again, in person my friend. Take good care of yourself. I love you, Lil.

And yes, I get notifications via email. Check your spam folders and if you have Hubski notifications in there, Mark them not spam.

thenewgreen  ·  9 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Pubski: March 18, 2020

I was in Scotland last year and had a lot of difference scotches. I really liked Talisker “Storm.” Laphraoig used to be a favorite. I used to drink their 15 with cW and watch Twin peaks. Ah, the good ole days.

Stay safe!

thenewgreen  ·  9 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Pubski: March 18, 2020

I hope you are all safe, healthy and staying positive in the face of all of this. It's a different world and I think it's just the beginning.

About a month and a half ago I got sick. Probably a sinus infection. I now have had a post infectious cough for over a month. I'm told it could last another month or more. Aside from feeling very fatigued and constantly coughing, I"m totally fine. I'm not complaining. It could be much worse. But it's VERY hard to have business calls with this cough. People assume that I have COVID-19 and are freaked out.

We need to raise money right now. It's probably the WORST environment in the history of startups to be raising money. I'm going to have to lean on current investors to improve their positions. Good news is, our company is stronger than ever from a fundamentals standpoint. They'll get a good valuation, that's for sure. Bad news is, I was hoping to raise our Series A from larger marquee firms. That's just not happening right now.

We are very fortunate that our Au Pair lives with us and is a trained teacher. Our kids may actually be getting a better education at home. Everyday I am responsible for after school recess. I've been playing soccer with them and doing pushups and setups. Every night we have had home cooked meals and we are actually all together, eating at our table. I've had some of the best few family days I've had in a long while.

We were supposed to travel to Belize at the end of the month. We have cancelled. We will stay put. No travel for us.

I played virtual games with mk and some other friends the other night via Zoom. It was a lot of fun. I ordered a classic Nintendo mini for our kids. Time to relive my childhood with them.

In short, I'm trying to look at the positives. My family seems closer because of this. That's a really good thing. My business is precarious, but we have a path forward. My health isn't the best, but it sure as hell could be worse.

Oh, also I haven't had a drink in almost a week. That's a big deal for me. I'm trying to make it to a week, which will be Saturday. Who knows, maybe I'll just keep the streak going.

Be well, Hubski. I love you.

thenewgreen  ·  12 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: I’ll be in chat during the Debate. Join me...

Yeah, I peaced out once that talk started up. Debate started at 8pm EST and just ended at 10pm.

thenewgreen  ·  23 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Hubski Craft Fair v3.25 - March 4, 2020

I recorded music to the lyrics I posted two weeks ago. I only had a short amount of time. It's pretty sloppy, but I like it conceptually. I had my 9 year old daughter record some violin :)

thenewgreen  ·  30 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Pubski: February 26, 2020

Interesting times.

Business: two new hires. Training a guy in LA today. Have a company interested in merging with ours. -this could be very promising.

Personal: house is on the market. Have four people coming to see it in the next week. I think we are at peak market. I wanna sell prior to Bernie being the nominee. I think if he’s the president the markets will respond. I also think it’s inevitable that they do regardless of who the prez is. Might sell and then hold cash till market bottoms and then buy again.

My wife is doing very well. Excited for a not too distant announcement of her professional development.

Kids: they’re great. I have a 9, 6 and 2 year old. Hard to believe. They’re neat kids. They’re a handful and very headstrong and antagonistic but I love them.

Traveling to Belize at the end of March.

I need to make music. Been too long. I’m so tired all the time at night. And that’s when I have the time.

How are you?

thenewgreen  ·  36 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Pubski: February 19, 2020

I guess the anniversary date would be from this post, right mk?

As of posting this, 10 years is only 286 days away. Or Wednesday, Dec 2nd 2020

Also, how random that my resume popped up? I’d love to see that thing. So much has happened. I can’t imagine ever needed a resume again. If I do, something has gone horribly wrong.

I can’t wait for that 10 year party. I’m 100% in

thenewgreen  ·  36 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Pubski: February 19, 2020

Awesome update! Makes we want some poutine. It’s really great to see you and ButterflyEffect together. Two of my favorite “internet weirdos,” that I’ve never met in person.

thenewgreen  ·  36 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Democratic Debate Recap: A Spotty First Debate For Mike Bloomberg : NPR

Entertaining read. It was definitely a fun debate. I was real time texting with mk and ecib while watching. Maybe we should do IRC for the next one?