Ex-Palm Holiday Party

Many members from the former Content and Access group at Palm were travelling this week, so we had a small group assembled for the ex-Palm Holiday Party. Today, we went to Pizz’a Chicago, which was voted “Best Pizza” by the San Jose Metro and CitySearch.com in 2005. We ordered the:

  • Great Chicago Fire: Italian sausage, sport peppers, and fresh garlic (I passed on the cilantro). Mrs. O’Leary got real hot over this one!
  • Sears Tower: Onions, sweet red peppers, zucchini, marinated artichoke hearts & black olives. The pinnacle of vegetarian pizzas!
  • Wrigley Field: Pesto sauce, feta cheese, Teriyaki chicken, roasted garlic, sun-dried tomatoes. A home run of a pizza!

Six people came to the event, Greg, Fanny, Jon, Julie, Lisa, and myself. We passed the good word that Trevor and Julie’s son, Curtis, is in remission! Out of the hundreds of people that you come across during your professional life, the vast majority of them disappear from your life once you leave the company (perhaps only to reappear via LinkedIn). I’m happy that I’ve managed to keep in touch with those at Palm. There was a saying from my high school that the struggle to the summit is enough to fill a man’s heart. Our group at Palm aimed for Everest; we didn’t always make it to the top, but we all made it through and are better people from the experience. Isn’t that what’s important?

2 thoughts on “Ex-Palm Holiday Party

  1. Sorry I missed it. I thought I was going to be out of town during the original day and then got to this mail too late.

    I got an email today from Trevor and they are in good spirits. Check out the Porter’s blog @ porterzone.net

  2. Nice to see the C&A group still gets together at Christmas. Wish I could have been there to celebrate the holidays with you all. All the best to everyone. Happy Holidays!

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