USAC officiating; for love or for money?

One of the online mailing lists that I subscribe to is for USAC officials; primarily it’s used for discussions of rule and how they should be interpreted in certain situations when acting as judge or referee at a USAC-sanctioned event. Currently, however, there is a discussion on new requirements being laid out for USA Cycling […]

Media Music Utah

An Open Letter to KRCL (updated)

I was blocked from posting to KRCL’s Facebook wall, and all of my previous posts (including the link to the KRCL petition on have been deleted. I can’t believe that KRCL’s response to dissension from their paying listeners who are fighting to save KRCL by engaging other listeners on Facebook is to block them […]

Word Play

Poetry Friday

THE KITE AND THE HAWK Man is no longer alone in the universe! The day I found the hieroglyphic formula For happiness for all mankind I had to promise to give it away. It is we have to find a way For everyone to have one more of something Than your neighbor has For you–here […]


Resolution Recap (and a new list)

What a year, and while part of me is glad that it’s over, another part of me is thrilled by what I accomplished and is really looking forward to continuing to grow in 2010. How did you do on your resolutions for 2009? If you will recall from last year’s post, my resolutions were as […]


Thanksgiving …

Once again, it’s that time of year … time to sit back and reflect on all that I am thankful for. Work continues to chug along. The bet that I made that our stock would rebound last fall has paid off nicely … I lowered my average cost significantly, and my portfolio is above water […]

Current Events Food and Drink

Loiterers not welcome

No More Perks: Coffee Shops Pull the Plug on Laptop Users – A sign at Naidre’s, a small neighborhood coffee shop in Brooklyn, N.Y., begins warmly: “Dear customers, we are absolutely thrilled that you like us so much that you want to spend the day…” But, it continues, “…people gotta eat, and to eat […]