Category Archives: Opinion

Observations from PT

As I mentioned a few weeks ago, I’ve been dealing with a bout of neck and shoulder pain. This isn’t really a post about me, but since some of you have wished me well, I am making progress and I … Continue reading

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I Saw this Movie – It Didn’t End Well

I stopped into Sears the other day and, as has been my habit for a couple of years thanks to my daughter’s urging, I checked-in on Foursquare (4sq). Well, I tried to. My check-in was interrupted by a screen asking … Continue reading

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Got Chocolate Moo?

You may not have noticed, but, I normally stay far away from politics in these posts. It’s not that I don’t care. It’s not that I don’t have an opinion, but political issues are so divisive today that I don’t … Continue reading

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For the Love of Black Boxes

Forgive me if I forget during this post that I am not writing for my Information Management blog, but this topic is currently crossing both areas of interest. I usually like it when something I am doing at home, in … Continue reading

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In Their Honor

Memorial Day is here again and I’ll spend some portion of the day thinking about a few veterans that are no longer with us, a few who are and a few million I don’t know. War stories, war movies, the … Continue reading

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The Great Race to Below Average

I woke up last Friday to find an email from Twitter encouraging me to go, as they said: “Beyond words. Twitter is for sharing standout moments. And not just with text. It lets you tell stories — as they happen … Continue reading

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A Train A Train A Train A Train

Would you, could you on a train? If you have kids, had kids or have been a kid at any point since 1960, you probably recognize the title and the first sentence as being from “Green Eggs and Ham” by … Continue reading

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On-Base-Slugging and Education

Earlier today I was listening to NPR’s Morning Edition when Rachel Martin was talking to Mike Pesca (slate.com) about the Houston Astros’ decision to favor On-Base Plus Slugging (OPS) over the better understood Batting Average. Perhaps OPS is a better … Continue reading

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Cry Baby

Apparently blog ideas come in pairs, or in threes, or perhaps in waves, but the flight to Orlando that inspired last week’s post also included a baby. Babies are great. I love babies and I love seeing people with babies … Continue reading

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Are You Going to Eat That

A little over a year ago I posted 8 Simple Rules at a Bar. I don’t have 8 more rules, but I have continued to make observations and I have some additional thoughts about what happens, what should happen and … Continue reading

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