Posts by R. M. Almeida

Computer Down

Computer Down

My computer has been down for the past week.  It is back up…sort of, so I will continue to post...

The Lighter Side of Being Glib

The Lighter Side of Being Glib

Dictionary.com defines glib as readily fluent, often thoughtlessly, superficially, or insincerelyso: a glib talker; glib answers, or easy or unconstrained, as actions or manners, or Archaic . agile; spry. I have a good friend of mine who vociferously talks about...

Today’s Manager

Today’s Manager

After training managers in the military for many years, I have met very few managers that are on par.  I...

The Finer Points of Harassment

The Finer Points of Harassment

Definition wordnetweb.princeton.edu/perl/webwn a feeling of intense annoyance caused by being tormented; “so great was his harassment that he wanted to...

Standing Out Like a Sore Thumb

Standing Out Like a Sore Thumb

I was going to write about about harassment and discrimination today, but instead decided to write about how we sometimes...

Profiling: The Way we Judge Each Other

Profiling: The Way we Judge Each Other

Today, my students and I discussed another topic on break: profiling. As a writer, I take a great interest in...

Is “Idiocracy” on the Rise?

Is “Idiocracy” on the Rise?

I just finished watching a movie called “Idiocracy”, a story about the downfall of our nation which mimics the current...

Moving in new directions

Moving in new directions

It isn’t often were given a chance to move in a direction.  Half the time you’re stuck in a rut...

Is Our Culture Dying?

Is Our Culture Dying?

Today my students and I talked on a break about the downfall of our race.  Not any specific race in...

The Creative Process

The Creative Process

After talking to my students on Friday, it dawned on me that as a creative individual, our minds are cued...