I read a book a while ago that gave me the idea of writing top ten lists for ideas for blog posts. This is one of those lists. It’s actually interesting, because many of the things on this list are now actual features of products available at most appliance stores as I write this in […]
Sometimes it’s not the amount of tasks that need to be completed. Sometimes it’s not how complicated the tasks are to be completed. Sometimes it’s not the fact that you don’t even know where to start. Sometimes the challenge is the fact that we are scared of doing something. We’re afraid of the outcome. Will […]
Have you ever watched kids playing in the water? At the beach. At the pool. At the park. In the backyard or the bathtub. Kids never seem to want to get out of the water. They want to do one more lap, one more jump, or one more splash. I think we can learn alot […]
Two of my former student employees have reached out for recommendations recently. It has been about a year since we last worked together, so I was happy to oblige and excited to catch up with them about what they have going on now, how their studies are going and what they want to do after […]
Birthdays are fun. Whether your the one celebrating others or they are celebrating you, it’s nice to be able to share special occasions with people you care about. As a kid, it’s probably one of the days you look forward to or think about for, I’d say, about 360 days a year. The other five […]
Sociology. Psychology. Theology. Literature. Philosophy. These are noble pursuits of education and thinking and all contribute to our understanding of people and the systems they create. These fields of study help us understand the how and why of the way things are, each from its own perspective. Sometimes liberal arts degrees have a bad reputation […]
Wake up. Walk the dog. Feed the dog. Make coffee. Pack lunch. Eat breakfast. Get ready. Drive to work. Work. Drive home. Spend time with family. Dinner. Bed. Routines make it easy to know what to do or what’s coming up next or how your day will generally flow. This is especially true for babies […]
It’s been a while since I’ve purchased a new computer. I did get a new work laptop a couple of years ago and it was fun looking at various computer stats and how various parts and upgrades contribute to performance. What kind of hard drive, how much RAM, what kind of processor, what kind of […]
People have three types of problems – internal, external and philosophical. Writers, screenwriters, novelists and story tellers use the framework of these three problems to develop their characters. The characters in stories are often complex and that’s what makes them more relatable to the audience. The more the characters seem like us, the more likely […]
Homebrewing beer is a hobby that will save you money and introduce you to a world you’ve never really thought that much about.
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