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(Out)Pour with care

It’s still raining in Houston. The impulse to do something, anything, to try to help the untold number of people affected by Harvey is very strong. It’s a great impulse. … Continue reading

August 28, 2017 · Leave a comment

Toxic Trolling Takes a Toll

Writing for Thrive Global, Gigi Falk recently shared a post filled with links to great articles about cyber bullying and the generally toxic online environment we have today. There are … Continue reading

July 17, 2017 · Leave a comment

That was a stretch

I ran across this Facebook post recently and felt compelled to share it. Bill Penzey Jr., CEO of Penzeys Spices, has been very outspoken about his disapproval of the new … Continue reading

April 6, 2017 · Leave a comment

Don’t help build a bridge to nowhere

My personality is a slightly bizarre combination of cynicism and optimism. I’d like to consider myself a healthy skeptic but there are times when I just want, even need, positive … Continue reading

April 3, 2017 · Leave a comment

One little list, weeks of ideas

As someone who constantly stares down the empty screen and the unblemished page, I am always on the prowl for something that can get the synapses firing with fresh ideas. … Continue reading

August 22, 2016 · Leave a comment

To click or not to click?

The New Year on Facebook is starting out with an old lie: Zuckerberg, et. al., has free use of our photos and comments to do with as they wish, unless … Continue reading

January 5, 2015 · Leave a comment