Category Archives: personal

Hunter S. Thompson died seven years ago

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hunter_S._Thompson He wasn’t exactly a role model, but he was a good writer, and he had some keen insight into the human condition as well as politics.  I first became aware of Thompson when I read “Fear and Loathing on … Continue reading

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Washington DC is a bicycle and pedestrian friendly city

We spent the past weekend in DC for a volleyball tournament (which was awesome, too).  The thing that impressed me most was the unusual bike lanes and the Capital Bikeshare program.  First, Capital Bikeshare has over 1200 bikes and 140 … Continue reading

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LRHSD Math and Science Career Expo – November 14, 2011

Thanks to all the students and parents for coming.  My big fear with these types of presentations is that no one will show up. Below is a link to the presentation.  The version I used in the presentation was a … Continue reading

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Things I’m reading to improve my writing

I’m re-reading some and I’m sorry it took me this long to re-read them.  With the volume of electronic communication we produce and consume daily, I believe it’s more important than ever to be mindful of the use of capitalization, … Continue reading

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Google+

I’m late to the party, but if anyone is interested in Google+, let me know. OK, it took less than five minutes for someone to ask, but my other condition is that you show you’re not a bot, and your … Continue reading

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Why Not to Take a Break After College

Why Not to Take a Break After College – NYTimes.com. This is a great advice for students graduating into a tight job market.  In addition, I would recommend networking as much and as often as you can. Establish a professional … Continue reading

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RCI Financial Title–Timeshare ripoff details

I’m posting these details for the greater good.  This should be indexed on Google within 24 hours. My mother just got an offer from RCI Financial Title.  They said they have a ‘corporate buyer’ for her three timeshares. The e-mail … Continue reading

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Orphaned by Blogger

Well, it was a good run.  I was one of the first people to use Blogger, starting in late 1999, and although I experimented with other blogging software, Blogger was my primary publishing tool until May, 2010.  The Google folks … Continue reading

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