Where were you thirty years ago today? That’s the day the space shuttle Challenger exploded a minute and 13 seconds into the mission, killing all seven astronauts … Continue reading
Once upon a time, I was a young man in college spending summers in Kansas City where my parents moved. During my first summer there, I wandered into a nearby game store and met a guy who became my good friend until he passed away from cancer about a decade … Continue reading
SB1054, a bill whose time has long since past. Ultra-conservative Tea Party good-ol-boy-network Republican State Senator John Kavanagh has introduced legislation to make it illegal to record a police officer within 20 feet without express permission. Kiss sousveillance goodbye. Open the door for police abuse of power.
For state governments, a budget surplus plan usually involves figuring out ways to waste the money. A number of years ago, before the great recession, I remember an Arizona state politician stating publicly that they were “having trouble finding ways to spend all the money.”
I’ve just completed about a month on Periscope, and I wanted to share some observations and results with you.
I originally heard about Periscope for business through … Continue reading
Starting off the new year, the wife and I began watching in order all the best picture Oscar-winning films. We start with the 1927 film Wings, the only silent film ever to win best picture.
As I sit here in mid-November eating clearance Halloween candy, it occurs to me how much fun-sized waste is generated on that holiday kids love.
Think about how much … Continue reading
National Novel Writing Month is always held in November. The goal is to write 50,000 words in 30 days. For the new author, it’s a daunting task. 50,000 words looks like Everest to somebody who has never put that many words together. It is, however, a very achievable goal.
50,000 … Continue reading
Just a reminder that the book drive to support Phoenix Rescue Mission is a month late this year. We officially start tomorrow. Buy any of my novels and I donate the proceeds to this great charity that feeds the homeless in Phoenix. Below you’ll see a link to … Continue reading
In the previous parts of this series, I discussed a little about my father’s and my grandfather’s contribution to Camp Long Lake. Today, we’ll talk about my part.
It was … Continue reading