Category Archives: Life…

The general act of being and acting within a responsible and knowledgeable way day to day.

If I’m so Right, Then Why Do I Feel So Wrong…

Well as after waxing on Dickens’s quote from “Tail of Two Cities”, I had promised to re-wax (yes, can just hear the Karate Kid wise cracks out there; wax On, Wax Off) on the topic of “rightness”, what it means … Continue reading

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It’s Been a “Dickens” of a Year…

One of my fascinations has been “what is right” as we’ve waxed together here in the past on the topic and I’m working on a follow up too.  However today figured since the holiday season is here it’s worth sharing … Continue reading

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Who Says Space Isn’t Important…

There is a race going and we are not part of it and we all know if you’re not in a race, you can’t be a winner and that is on many fronts.  As Asia’s current space race could also … Continue reading

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Thank You for Smoking…

Today’s post is based upon a 2005 satirical comedy which follows the machinations of “Big Tobacco’s” chief lobbyist, Nick Naylor, whose job was to spin on behalf of cigarettes while trying to remain a role model for his twelve-year-old son.  … Continue reading

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Producers and Consumers…

One of the reasons for writing on this blog has been my fascination with the interaction of various “things” with each other.  As all of this is based upon the concept of “System Thinking” where we see various “loops” which … Continue reading

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We’re the Leading (Insert Description Here)…

What is interesting is everyone works for a “leader” or so it seems as if I received a dollar (or better yet a euro) for every time I’ve heard this, I would be giving Carlos Slim a run for his … Continue reading

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All The Words Have Been Spoken…

It’s early in the morning, about 5am and I’m sitting here in Amsterdam, where there is a chill in the air even though I’m sort of sitting inside with a cup of coffee.  The steam from the hot beverage is … Continue reading

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Uncle “Bill’’ Wants You…

Yes I know technically its Steve Ballmer that’s running Microsoft while Uncle Bill has decided to step back and spend some of his money.  Yet you know he’s still there and Uncle Bill for some reason in the title sounded … Continue reading

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Just Thinking About It…

Well folks this is the last month of yes, 2011 and the end is nearing as the sands of time in the hour glass of December start to run short.  With this we all know what comes next don’t we?  … Continue reading

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The Bane and Bust of e-Mail…

With the recent release of a series of stolen e-mails apparently from the University of East Anglia’s Climatic Research Unit seems to have been timed in a way that they would make it to the news just in time for … Continue reading

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