Monthly Archives: January 2011

RadLinks

Mac fan? Do you find Steve Jobs even moderately interesting? Try this 1994 interview on RollingStone. His technical prophecies, some of which were often laughed at, are quite accurate. Example: the mouse. “I visited Xerox PARC in 1979, when I … Continue reading

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Malaquote

Not much to add except for some various quotes said by our now 5 year old son, Malachi: “What do you think you are, some kind of idiot or something? I’m not saying that you’re an idiot, Daddy, because that … Continue reading

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Cantaloupe

One of my favorite restaurants in the “back home” category is Red Robin, known for its burgers, fries, shakes, and subsequent shame. Knowing that you’ve eaten too much is often enough to stop one from eating too much a second … Continue reading

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RadLinks:

To learn best, write an essay. That’s the idea according to an article on Wired Science: The findings are necessarily limited, but do suggest that retrieval practice, as the essay-writing was called, is a powerful learning tool. It may also … Continue reading

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On Fatherhood: Family Devotions

Yesterday we were reading about Daniel & the Lion’s Den as we ate a delightful dinner of tilapia, asparagus, rice a la Chef Emily. We talked with the kids about how Daniel was in the lion’s den, safe from being … Continue reading

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Keith Olbermann

Keith Olbermann has been fired from MSNBC. And media continues on. I’m most fascinated by the fact that this is TOP NEWS around the country, getting the kind of coverage that was once only called for if someone landed on … Continue reading

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On Being Tall: Overview

People sometimes congratulate me for being so tall. At least that’s what I take it as when they say “wow, you’re tall” while they stare at me for longer than I’m comfortable with. I usually point out that I’m not … Continue reading

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