My normal morning routine when turning on my computer at work is open work email program, open calendar, open gmail, and launch Twitter.com. On the morning of August 06, 2009, Twitter would only respond with a network error. I immediately thought our IT Data Security group banned it, so I turned on … [Read more...]
So, Me, You & SoMe
This post veers off of a bit with rambling thoughts on Social Media (SoMe) and its use in today's marketplace from my pure observational perspective. If you use any Web 2.0 tool or service that is user-generated then you know there is a lot of energy around SoMe lately. SoMe has been around for a … [Read more...]
Top 5 Strategies For a Disney World Adventure!
1. Get Your Head Right One thing I’ve learned during Disney World vacations...er, um...adventures is you really must get your head right before going. Disney World is not some destination that on a whim you say, “Hey, let’s go to Disney next week.” It takes careful stratergry, planning and … [Read more...]
Happy Memorial Day!
Happy Memorial Day! The word "happy" implies the holiday is a celebration. It is my most accounts, but it is more about remembrance - the act of recalling to mind. Whatever your political persuasion, this holiday is to honor those men and woman who have served the U.S. Armed Forces to protect the … [Read more...]
Are you smarter than a 5th grader?
The convenience of having an actual living, breathing 5th grader in my home during the popular weekly game show may not be all that convenient. As a family we enjoy watching the show and pretending we are the participants and my step-daughter plays the role of the student. Sometimes she's right … [Read more...]
As a man thinketh
James Allen was a 19th Century philosopher who wrote a small book titled, "As a Man Thinketh." It is one of those little books that has hundreds of references to logical thinking and basic fundamental principles. They came in several sizes but I got the one that is about 2" by 2" and is a perfect … [Read more...]