Maybe it’s the Spring in the air, or it could be all the people complaining about their relationships, or smiling into each others’ mouths. I find my mind wandering towards all the girls I’ve loved, and how I loved them. The puppy love, with its giggles and bounciness. The unrequited love, and the way I […]
The grey and almost freezing pre-December day in Atlanta reminds me that I need Egg Nog. I have spent over half of my life as a wanderer, and even when I set down a few roots, I would pull and tug at them endlessly. I never knew where I was going, sailing the high seas […]
34 years ago today two major things happened: 1. James Earl Carter was elected President of the United States of America 2. At 11:57am, after a few hours of labor and heavy drugs, I escaped from the embryonic sac in which I lived for 9 months. Sure, lots of other things probably happened that day. […]
Written by: Michael Aun Leadership goes beyond just “management”. A look at some of the common characteristics that seem to underlie the common successes of great leaders. Several years ago, while traveling in Europe with my wife, we found ourselves right in the middle of the conflict between the United States and Libya. We had […]
Spotted on: reddit C, E-flat and G go into a bar. The bartender says, “sorry, but we don’t serve minors.” So E-flat leaves, and C and G have an open fifth between them. After a few drinks, the fifth is diminished and G is out flat. F comes in and tries to augment the situation, […]
Spotted on: Jazz on the Tube What more can you ask for? Charlie Parker – Saxophone Coleman Hawkins – Tenor saxophone Hank Jones – Piano Ray Brown – Double bass Buddy Rich – Drums Bill Harris – Trombone Lester Young – Tenor saxophone Harry Edison – Trumpet Flip Phillips – Tenor saxophone Ella Fitzgerald – […]
Spotted on: XKCD This one is dedicated to everyone who forwards urban legends, or replies with the debunking of said urban legend.
Spotted on: Geeks Are Sexy The good folks over at Geeks Are Sexy recently put some footage of the latest Robogames, and here it is. Flamethrowing robots, yay!
A friend pointed me to the greatest book review I have ever read on Amazon, and I am reposting it here for your enjoyment. “Please allow me to share with you how “The Secret” changed my life and in a very real and substantive way allowed me to overcome a severe crisis in my personal […]