I very much enjoyed the time that I got to spend with my father-in-law, Lester Start. Sadly, he was taken from this world much too soon. My wife and her siblings have created a web site as a publishing platform for his sermons and talks. Please visit Lester Start’s Works.
You might have noticed a bit of “uncertainty” in the economy these days. I was fascinated to see these two articles show up within 24 hours of each other: Economy to Give Open-Source a Good Thumping by Andrew Keen <snip> So how will today’s brutal economic climate change the Web 2.0 “free” economy? It will […]
I just got some bad news and thought to myself, “I sure as hell don’t want ____ to happen.” That made me wonder, why hell? Of all the things in the universe to be absolutely certain of, why hell? As with so many colloquialisms, I do not actually believe in this one any more than […]
I sat down to write about something mundane and got distracted reading the NPR This I Believe stories. Mary Chapin Carpenter just got out of the hospital after suffering a pulmonary embolism. Now, recuperating, she is climbing The Learning Curve of Gratitude. I found her article shortly after the shock of reading a friend’s name […]
Tragedy struck on Monday when 33 people died at Virginia Tech. Flags fly at half mast as we grope through feelings of hurt, anger, helplessness, and grief. President Bush was so moved that he offered personal condolences, It’s impossible to make sense of such violence and suffering. Those whose lives were taken did nothing to […]