Tag Archives: WVU

My Teams Sweep

Note: I don’t often focus on sports here but this was just so cool. I tried to include a few explanations for foreign readers and non-sports fans. Last Thursday evening, while packing for a road trip to Pittsburgh, I was … Continue reading

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Labor of Love

I started writing this post in my daughter’s apartment while watching a pair of male cats and the NCAA Chick-fil-A Kickoff Game. Faith was away, and those boys needed to be fed – they always need to be fed. Those … 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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The Internet of Snarky Things

One of the popular tech-trends today is The Internet of Things or IoT, because what’s a bit of popular culture without a quirky looking acronym. The concept, which apparently has been around for longer than I knew, is one that … Continue reading

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This is How Rivalries get Started

Sigh…it’s Thursday and there’s no football. OK, Houston is playing Jacksonville tonight, but there’s no football. A week ago, there was a seemingly endless stream of football in front of us, starting with the Steelers vs. the Ravens Thanksgiving night. … Continue reading

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Remembering Tony

“Ames…Antion” – every Tuesday and Thursday at 8:00, Dr. McDowell read our names as he began Organic Chemistry at West Virginia University in 1973. Arranged alphabetically, we funneled into our assigned seats with little more than a nod; it was … Continue reading

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Of all the things that technology has all but removed from our lives, the giving and receiving of directions is the one I have the most trouble getting used to. I’m good with not needing to write letters, look numbers … Continue reading

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