Fighting the Good Fight

Update: This is a post that I had drafted 2 years ago. I decided to update the post, since she has survived her ordeal. Lessons Learned: If cancer strikes you or your family, understand that regardless of what you may read on the web, the chances of survival continue to improve for us all. Yes, […]

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Patience and Loyalty (Love)

I am convinced that I am head-over-heels in love with my wife. Why else would I indulge her every whim? Her requests for me to forage for food are promptly at five. I always muster my resolve to go to a place that serves healthy food, but the time of day seems to keep my […]

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A Great Writer, Journalist and Author

Meeting a great writer. I have had the honor of working with a great writer, journalist and author for more than 6 months. His name is Bill Guthrie. Bill wrote for the Phoenix Gazette, Arizona Journal, Las Vegas Review Journal, and Las Vegas Sun and was publisher of several community newspapers. Bill ghosted two books […]

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Word and the Web

One of the areas of Word 2010 that I teach, deals with the web. This very short note will be delivered to my Personal Blog. It is a testament and example that shows how one can create in Word, and publish to the Internet (as a web page).     Yes…at one point in my […]

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There is no time, like now

Today started as a day of frustration, marked with more lows than highs. There comes a time when one must understand that no matter how badly a day may seem, there is nothing that cannot be fixed. Take this blog, for example. I have been working with a very special student with an equally special […]

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The Start of My Day

7:46 A.M. I have been up since 5:30 this morning, and I am about to start my day at 8:00 A.M.  The computers are on.  I turned them on when I came in at 7:15 A.M.  There will be people lined up, waiting to use the 18-odd computers that we have here in the computer […]

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A Magician in My Midst

As I write this post, there is a magician looking over my shoulder!  That’s right…a bona-fide, 100% magician! It’s not often that you meet a magician.  You usually meet people who THINK they are magicians…but NOT 100% prime magicians.  He wants to know just how easy it is to create, edit or post a blog…and […]

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A Dedication to Those of Us Who Served: The First Years

My plane had just landed at Clark Air Force Base, Phillippines on a late September day.  Nothing is left of the base since the Pinatubo eruption, but looking back to those days, I can still remember every minute I was there. The first thing that I remember was the heat, not a dry heat like one would […]

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Computer Down

My computer has been down for the past week.  It is back up…sort of, so I will continue to post as much as I can, when I can until I can repair my problem.

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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 stand out like a sore thumb. Now just what do I mean by that statement?  Well, I am talking about how a person can often stand out from the crowd, either in a bad way […]

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