Category Archives: Media

Do you have the right app-titude?

Modern workers need to have something new: I like to call it ‘the right app-titude’. New technologies have changed many aspects of how they do their jobs, but the creation of apps (applications) and the widening use of smartphones means … Continue reading

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Lenten Reflections: Forty Things I Really Like And… (Day 29)–The story corps

Storytelling. I spent a good chunk of yesterday afternoon at my third grader’s school, as it hosted a ‘book building’ event in support of the Horizons program. Naturally, the children were excited to see and hear, Jarrett Krosoczka, a very … Continue reading

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Lenten Reflections: Forty Things I Really Like And… (Day 27)–Highly deadly black tarantula

Collaboration. Beware if you ask for input: you may just get put into a difficult position. But, what fun it is to have no idea and then see how others’ ideas can be melded into a lovely looking tapestry. I … Continue reading

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Lenten Reflections: Forty Things I Really Like And… (Day 7)–I’ve an idea

Putting ideas into words. I do not usually remember dreams when I wake each morning, but I never wake up empty-headed. I don’t have writer’s block. Is that a problem? It can be. Too many ideas can also be a problem. If … Continue reading

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Lenten Reflections: Forty Things I Really Like And… (Day 6)–Where’s the devil?

The devil’s in the details. If you live in or near a city such as Washington DC, you should think what it would mean for you not to pay attention to the details of what you’re doing or where you’re … Continue reading

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Chimpanzees and squashed flies

If I invited you round for tea would you be shocked to share the pot with a bunch of monkeys and see me dipping squashed flies into my cup? Brooke Bond ran a series of televisions ads for its PG … Continue reading

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Thinking biograpically

Whether or not you’ve spent any time thinking about your memoirs, I’m pretty sure you’ve spent time thinking about your memories. A biography is an organized set of memories. But, personal memories don’t need to start off in any organized … Continue reading

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