Category Archives: Ramblings

Are You Informed?

I don’t watch the news.  In fact, when I pass by a television set that is showing a news broadcast, I do my best to exit the venue as quickly as possible. And yet, I will contend that I am … Continue reading

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The Pigeon

Something caught my eye this morning as I was going about my normal routine, a movement just outside my apartment window. I turned and saw a pigeon standing on his side of the ledge, peering at me through the glass. … Continue reading

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It’s Time To Demand Excellence

The money I spend on things represents an exchange of excellence. It represents the fruits of my best efforts exchanged with the fruits of my employer’s best efforts. As such, when I purchase something, I expect the fruits of the … Continue reading

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Disposable

We live in a disposable age and our mindset has kept pace. It seems to me that nobody plays for keeps anymore. This is much deeper than opting for plastic and paper diapers over cloth, and using paper towels instead … Continue reading

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Unintended Consequences, the Teacher Edition

Regardless of intentions, when “benefits” harm more than they help, they lose the status of being “beneficial.” For example, have you ever given thought to QUOTAS?  I don’t mean production quotas, or sales quotas, I mean hiring quotas or admission … Continue reading

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Marketing FAIL–Blue Star Productions

As a certified (certifiable?) geek, I love tech toys.  So it would stand to reason that when I heard on the radio of a liquidation sale to be held at the Pensacola Fair Grounds that would include closeouts on various technology … Continue reading

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