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A Few Words About Regret


I can spend quite a bit of time mulling over bad decisions and wishing I could make different ones. But there’s absolutely no point. Regretting something won’t give me another crack at it. I can’t take the other path now.

One of my regrets is that I’ve regretted too many things. I can really rack them up if I think about it.

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Why Microsoft Moved a Farmhouse

If you were working at Microsoft in the 1990s, you might remember a little house on blocks near Redwest. We speculated about its fate for two years while it sat there.


Here’s the story.

Chicken farming used to be a main industry of the rural eastside. In 1992, Microsoft purchased 35 acres of the Morelli property, one of the area’s largest chicken farms, for the 700,000-square-foot Redwest  campus. On the property remained a 1936 farmhouse, and Gabe Morelli, one of the last family members remaining on the property, was unwilling to sell it.

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