Archive | October, 2011

Boy Scouts of America


My family has been involved in scouting for generations. I clearly recall as a young boy reading my father’s handbook from cover to cover. I read it over and over again as I grew up. In those days it was more of a field guide than it is today. There was a lot of information […]

Constipated Politics

By Carol Spears

Watching the rotisserie of new candidates be feasted upon by the media is endlessly frustrating. The over analysis of comments, the search for errors in ideas, the constant anticipation of miscues, these are all irrelevant to the issue at hand. We are trying to select a President, not identify who is the most perfect. On […]

Refusing To Be A god


You did not have to be a Cardinals fan to enjoy the game last night. Game 3 in the World Series, and one of the best players ever to play simply takes over the game. What a joy to watch and what an example of humility followed. We watched him with intent focus dismantle three […]

How Can We Retrain Educators?


The last few generations are unarguably “me” oriented. We have been taught to take care of ourselves and not worry about others. We have been taught to fight for a group’s agenda even when it becomes irrational. Our motivation has become fear of losing something for ourselves. When I look at education I see a system plagued […]

My Smartphone Journey (Part Three)


This is part three of a three part article, you can read part one and part two  T-Mobile Dash (HTC Excalibur) When one uses Windows on all his computers, relies on Outlook for email, and Office for all documents, its only natural to have Windows Mobile on your phone right? Well that is where I was […]

My Smartphone Journey (Part Two)

sony ericson p800a

This is part two of a three part article, you can read part one  Kyocera 6035 After waiting at least an extra six months the second generation palm phone arrived. I had completely maxed the memory and potential of the PDQ and I was really looking for something much better. The 6035 delivered on many […]