Monthly Archives: April 2011

April 23, 2011 – Life and work.

Today I RID this book about career choice. I talked to my 16-year old daughter yesterday about her college/major choice, and it made me reflect upon my own. I went to Creighton University because of its stellar pre-law program, as … Continue reading

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April 22, 2011 – Adventure frame.

RIDding a frame today that used to have a picture of me whitewater river rafting in it. As I give this away today, it reminds me not to forget adventure. The rush of taking chances, trying new things. I think … Continue reading

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April 21, 2011 – Bad science.

Today, I RID this book on bad science…in theory, in practice, and most importantly…in publication. There’s so much of this around us….beliefs about how vaccines cause autism, questionable “health” claims on products we buy, and general lack of care or … Continue reading

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April 20, 2011 – Notes on new technological formats.

Today, I RID this blueray disc of Toy Story 3, which I got as a gift. In the past, this would’ve been my cue to start updating to a blueray player. I would’ve felt that I was behind…and that it … Continue reading

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April 19, 2011 – Don’t know much…

Today I RID this book about history as written in classroom textbooks around the world. I really liked this book. I think there’s so much to be gained, for example, by learning how British textbooks cover the American revolution; how … Continue reading

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April 18, 2011 – Wrong indeed.

Today I RID this book about why people vote in a way that is against their self-interests. In short, it’s because they are manipulated to vote on fringe issues (gay marriage, prayer in school, etc.) which act as a smokescreen … Continue reading

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April 17, 2011 – Freshman year.

RIDding this book today about someone who spent time as a “freshman” in college in an investigative sense. My daughter is coming to Dallas next week as part of a club volleyball team, and this book makes me think about … Continue reading

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