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Our Children

We had another school shooting on Friday. In case you have not heard yet, this one in Seattle, Washington at the Marysville-Pichuck High School. I did something very stupid Friday afternoon; I read the comments on the article. 1,518 more words

New

The CPU is fine, the peripherals not so much

Up until we are about forty, many of us are invincible. We drink, smoke, work, run, jump, eat and have sex with impunity. Then we hit the big 4-0. 1,540 more words

Our New Life

Hey Brother - Can You Spare a College Degree?

We live in a wondrous time. Knowledge has never been more accessible to everyone than it is today. The times they are a-changin’. Especially when you think about the higher education industry. 1,790 more words

Essays

The solace of a Southern kitchen.

Sophie Coors, the Southern folk artist, taught my sister to blow spit bubbles. They were at some fancy seated luncheon, the kind with strict expectations for behavior – a wedding or graduation party or New Year’s formal event that required Margaret’s attendance, participation and compliance. 1,815 more words

What's For Dinner

Pete and Repeat and Do it all Again

Personal Opinion and Thoughts:

It’s that time of year once again when we face important issues, and the making of critical decisions as to who will represent us in the government, and the laws that we will live under. 1,620 more words

Writing

Halloween

It’s fast approaching. The day full of screams (followed by laughter), spooks, treats, ghouls, and goblins. The day the big box retailers love because of all the increased sales on items they won’t let you return (candy, costumes, etc. 410 more words

Arbitrary

You See Sneakers, These Guys See Hundreds Of Millions In Resale Profit

This is as concise as a description can be about creating value by limiting supply.

“So owning a scarce resource taps into a basic desire to hoard things of value.

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