The story goes that G.K. Chesterton was invited to write an article on “What’s Wrong with the World?” His response was: Dear Sirs, I am. Sincerely yours, G. K. Chesterton Makes me stop and think….
I found the following information about abandonment in my reading. It was enlightening and helpful to me, I won’t bore you with why. The Five Stages of Abandonment are: Shattering: Severing of love-connection, devastation, shattering of hopes and dreams. The emotions are shock, panic, despair, feeling you can’t live without your love. Withdrawal: You’re in painful… [Read More]
Why do so many people feel that they are unable to communicate without swearing? Yes, all cursing bugs me – actually, a lot of things bug me. However; I can overlook a bit of it. It is the people that do not have any non-swearing adjectives in their vocabulary that REALLY bug me. I used… [Read More]
It seems that many people are talking about face transplants. My current one (the original) has been heavily mauled by life so I started looking around for a new one. The following is the best that I could come up with….
What is a URL? I recently gave a little tutorial on URL’s and thought I’d share it here. Most developers that I know have had this burned into their brains for years but it seems that there are many who have not been so fortunate. 🙂 Let’s start with the basics. A web page or… [Read More]
I recently found a really slick printing utility. I do not print many things – very few, in fact. Occasionally I would like to print portions of a web page but certainly NOT the whole thing (header, menu, navigation columns, etc…). When this happens, I zip over to http://www.printwhatyoulike.com/. It has certainly saved me some… [Read More]
Compliment are so nice. I was talking to a business associate today that was doing some work for a fairly large client that I done a lot of network and system design and implementation work for about eight years ago. Since that time, this client has had a number of different organizations involved in his… [Read More]
Compassion – what an easy concept, what a difficult thing to practice. I read a book a short while ago that discussed the concept of seemingly repeating coincidences turning out to have deep meaning and/or importance. These coincidences can be anything from thoughts, to words, to subjects we here in discussions/speeches, to things we see… [Read More]