Monthly Archives: March 2009

You’ve Got to Be Kidding

I wasn’t having a good time to begin with. Fiddling with weird proxy server phenomenon isn’t entertaining. Then, in an effort to see the extent of the problem, I pulled up the cnn.com website. Unfortunately, the proxy server found it. … Continue reading

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Encouraging Words

I decided to do something for Lent this year. Usually, people give up something for Lent, but another tradition is to take up a new habit to bring you closer to God. I chose to do daily prayer and daily … Continue reading

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California: A Recipe for Financial Disaster? (final episode)

California’s budget has a lot of challenges. If you’ve made it this far, you have an idea of the complex dynamics of a California state budget. Solving it isn’t going to be simple. And it has to be worked out … Continue reading

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California: A Recipe for Financial Disaster? (part 2)

Victor Hanson’s article on the fiscal woes of the State of California starts out well, but soon degrades into stereotyping California society, pointing to our attitudes as a source of our problem. That’s not particularly helpful, but I do think … Continue reading

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California: A Recipe for Financial Disaster? (part 1)

How did the State of California get into such a financial mess?! Victor Hanson, an erudite California native, tried to explain it, but in my view, his article only touches on the forces we struggle with in California, and completely … Continue reading

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Workdays

Sometimes we’re flying along Getting along And I come home Knowing something I didn’t know before. Sometimes the bodies abound Wrecks all around And I turn around Feeling I’ll never get through. Sometimes we’re going so fast By inches we … Continue reading

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Keep It Green

Inspired by a rant about shoddy quality, and a particularly heinous bug, I am compelled to get on my own soapbox. Software is a wonderfully green technology. Or it can be, when it’s done right. Remember when AOL used to … Continue reading

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