Category Archives: Current Events

My Take On LOST

            I’ve read a lot of people are disappointed with the finale of Lost.  It seems some were expecting either more of a sci-fi explanation of all that happened, or something tied to some mythology, or an explanation of many … Continue reading

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Compulsory Jumps: Solution to Men’s Figure Skating

THE PROBLEM             We all know by now the controversy surrounding the outcome of the Men’s final in Olympic figure skating.  America’s Evan Lysacek won without a quad, and Russia’s Evgeni Plushenko finished with silver, even with a quad.             … Continue reading

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FADS

I am a little slow on the uptake when it comes to staying current.  It took me a long time to get on Facebook and Twitter.  I missed the whole Doppelganger week on Facebook.  I tried looking for and uploading … Continue reading

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More School

I have not been a big fan of Education Secretary Arne Duncan since the fiasco with the President’s school address.  Encouraging schools to let kids watch the President’s address during the school day is one thing, but as for that … Continue reading

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Personal Branding Dilemma

            I don’t know if Dan Schawbel would agree with this definition, but personal branding, as I understand it, is developing one clear message and consistently delivering that message through all of your communications.  This includes your tweets, blogs, comments … Continue reading

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So What Was All the Fuss About?

            This is definitely yesterday’s news.  Yesterday President Obama made a benign, encouraging and inspiring address to the nation’s students, some of whom saw it, some of whom didn’t, and some of whom will see it after the fact.  Which … Continue reading

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I Will Send Him to School on Tuesday

            Two things happened this week that made me realize that parenting in the 21st century is much more challenging than I imagined it would be.  First, my 6 year old son told me that he wanted to kiss a … Continue reading

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