Dot Com Lifestyle = Backyard Rocket Attacks

During Sally’s 4th birthday party, she was given some Nerf rockets. I had to admit I was more excited by the rockets than she was because I just love shooting things at people. The rockets are capable of going up 100 feet and requires a nice big landing area, especially on a windy day. Fortunately, this backyard proved to be an ideal test site.

While the Dot Com Lifestyle allows me work from anywhere in the world, its biggest benefit is it gives me the time freedom to spend it on the most important thing in life. And today, the most important thing was shooting rockets in the backyard, trying to hijack the sea plane next door and relaxing on the dock.

24 thoughts on “Dot Com Lifestyle = Backyard Rocket Attacks”

  1. PPC Ian says:

    Another awesome video! Nerf products are so much fun. I love your backyard. Is that your boat? Great stuff!
    All the best,

    1. I also enjoyed the video. Sally and the dog, John and everybody had fun.

      1. Boy … sunny day, family and river side.

        You can not ask for more.

    2. d3so says:

      Nerf products are so much fun.
      I too was wondering if that was his boat.

  2. ^^ A nice day to spend time with sally and your wife. It really seems that you are more excited with the rocket compare to her, John. I really envy your dot com lifestyle. ๐Ÿ˜‰

    1. Great example of how a lifestyle means you work on your terms and still have time for play. Thanks for sharing!

  3. The boats is yours John?

    1. Dan Lew says:

      Yep, looks like it is!

  4. Karl Foxley says:

    Thatโ€™s what I love about the position Iโ€™m in, I get to take my daughter to school everyday, Iโ€™m there to collect her later and Iโ€™m always on hand if she needs or wants to spend some time with me.

    Glad to see you had fun with the Rocketโ€™s at Sallyโ€™s party.


    (sorry, didn’t write my email properly on last email so the Gravatar was showing a blank image).

  5. Marcus says:

    Well that is pretty sweet. Was that lake Washington, or somewhere down in California? Cute kid. Great lifestyle you lead!

    1. John Chow says:

      That’s Lake Washington. If it was California, it would have big waves and we’ll be surfing. ๐Ÿ™‚

      1. Dan Lew says:

        John, this looks a lot different from the video I saw you in your old house back yard with the grizzly bear! ๐Ÿ™‚

      2. Wish it was California. Didn’t saw you surfing in the last ThinkTank event. ๐Ÿ˜‰

  6. Sounds like great fun, and a great way to tire a toddler out ๐Ÿ˜‰ Actually the toddler and the dog at the same time!, I would say nerf rockets are a very practical parenting tool ๐Ÿ˜‰ SY
    PS Is the dog yours?

  7. It looks like you are still a kid at heart, John. Good for you. ๐Ÿ˜‰

  8. terrific video! I tried to use before Nerf products and i really get so much fun on it! Great stuff!

  9. Looks pretty neat with the lake view and all. Congrats.. Sally is an angel and congrats on that. Hope you all stay safe and together always. God bless you.

    Also, i hope that the rockets have a really blunt and soft point at front, otherwise it might not be a good idea to shoot them off when sally and the dog is in the landing area.. Just a pointer. It seems that you know about it’s range and all, so it is safe, but i was just pointing out that…

    Good luck.
    Tejas Ramakrishnan

  10. Anton Hassan says:

    Awesome backyard, John. Great to have a lake at your backyard.

    1. d3so says:

      You can build more houses in that backyard.

  11. DesignsVault says:

    Hello John,

    indeed it think you are missing a boat for leisure also…..
    but one thing you quite right, the best thing in some men life are their son and daughters.
    About the Dot Com lifestyle, maybe in a no so far future I can do it also.

    Best regards

  12. fas says:

    Awesome background man

  13. Dan Lew says:

    Wow, this is the life! sitting on the deck with legs up!

  14. Dan Lew says:

    I would love to see a video of you in the plane ๐Ÿ™‚ That is an awesome plane! Your lucky to have such wealthy neighbors ๐Ÿ™‚

  15. pocket zone says:

    Very useful information and quite interesting…thanks Mr. Chow…

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