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I Forgot About This…

I’ve mentioned before that I live in a community with a very high percentage of children, probably well above the national average. And these children are growing up with more than plenty and privilege, which really doesn’t overly concern me as I don’t see endless access as necessarily leading to perdition and the excesses that spoil. However, a few weeks… Continue reading

Errol Morris's NYT's Opinion Piece

These photos, taken through out the Bush presidency, remind us of his sadly comic routines. They were published in an opinion piece by the renowned documentary maker, Errol Morris, in The New York Times. It’s an interesting piece, entitled Mirror, Mirror on the Wall that’s well worth the read. The photos appear with their original, unedited captions and were selected… Continue reading

Interesting Article

This Tim Cook, Apple’s Chief Operaing Officer, quotation from the Apple earnings conference call last week. There is an extraordinary breadth and depth and tenure among the Apple executive team, and these executives lead over 35,000 employees that I would call “all wicked smart”. And that’s in all areas of the company, from engineering to marketing to operations and sales… Continue reading

Why?!

Why does it take virtually 3 weeks to boot up Microsoft Word on the fastest MacBook Pro laptop on the market as well as the fastest Mac Pro available? Can’t these programers figure out a way to get Word to launch without the need for the user to take a coffee break before the document finally appears? This is ridiculous!… Continue reading

Fame… Yuck!

I know I’m very different from most people on this next topic: I detest attention being focused on me. I don’t know why, but I’ve always been the quiet, shy type. And I tend to not have any special regard for people who are “famous” or well known. Fame seems so silly on so many levels. I will never forget… Continue reading