On Sunday, I “moved” to Seattle. I put move in quotes because right now my apartment is furnished with a queen sized air mattress, a cardboard box for a table and a 12-pack in the fridge. No TV, no Internet, no furniture. Fortunately, my downtown Seattle apartment building (pictured to the right) has a resident […]
Foursquare. It’s one of those “social networks” that some love, and some hate (that’s pretty much the story for any social network, no?) Me, I love it. I’ll freely admit that I’m a bit of a “badge whore.” I like collecting badges. I like leaving tips. I like getting mayorships. I can’t help it, […]
The photo above is of a “Computer College” in Nairobi, Kenya. Jeff Turner took it on his recent visit there to further the amazing work Mothers Fighting for Others is doing for some young ladies in Kenya. Jeff wrote a terrific piece today about his travels titled, Kenya – Recalibrating My Worldview. Go read it. Trust […]
Years ago my friends and I would pose “Deserted Island” questions to each other. Questions like, “If you were marooned on a deserted island and could only have two things to eat, what would you want?”. And since we were in our late teens the, “If you were stuck on an island and could have […]
Sometimes I just want to beat my head (or state Representative) against a wall when I read stuff like this… From the Arizona Republic: A bill that would require Arizona undergraduate students at the three state universities to contribute at least $2,000 toward the cost of their education narrowly passed out of the House Appropriations […]
Jimmy Buffett is a long-time favorite. Zack Brown is a recent favorite. Here they are together, performing one of my favorite songs ever.