The second mouse gets the cheese.

I’ll never forget how my friend Carolyn introduced me at a backyard party a few years ago: “This is Brian Alvey. He invented blogging.” I immediately corrected her: “I didn’t invent blogging. I perfected it.” I’ve told that story on stage many times. While it might sound conceited, there is a lot of truth in the statement.Continue reading “The second mouse gets the cheese.”

Life’s a game made for everyone and love is the prize.

As I walked up to Simon on Monday before our lunch meeting it was clear that I was mumbling to myself. He asked what I was saying and I explained that I’ve had an old ’70s song stuck in my head since last Wednesday. The song that I couldn’t stop listening to? Gerry Rafferty’s Right DownContinue reading “Life’s a game made for everyone and love is the prize.”