As a self-proclaimed dork, I have always had an enormous amount of respect for Steve Jobs. I remember programming (if you can call it that) on an Apple IIe in jr. high school. I remember the moment I decided that computer science would be my destiny – and when I realized that was not exactly how things … Continue reading
In the summer of 2010, I had the privilege of visiting South Africa to view the very first World Cup on African soil. During the course of that trip, was my first father’s day without my father, so I thought of him often as I always do. My father was a big fan of the … Continue reading
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Across the street from the U.S. Capitol in the small north lawn of the United Methodist Building, Christians, Muslims and Jews will pray on Tuesday for the country’s budget, and hope to teach Republicans and Democrats a lesson in compromise. So far, nothing else has worked, not even President Barack Obama’s … Continue reading
When religion is wielded as a weapon, nobody wins.
I was saddened by the news of Amy Winehouse’s passing. A Facebook friend posted, “Sometimes people can’t handle the greatness that’s within them… ” and my response was: “Its not as easy as one might think. And that is what is most sad to me. That a great spirit could not figure out how to … Continue reading