Food for Thought

This is a bucket area for all of the crazy ideas I constantly have floating around in my head…Try not to stay too long in this place or you may start to get dizzy.

The Phoenix rises from the ashes

March 31, 2014

  I have really been itching to start writing some blog posts again. Between the time off work, starting a new career and the complete mess that Apple made with the new operating system, I’ve lost pretty much all of my old pictures due to this new Apple iCloud functionality, it’s been tough to get […]

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Whatever’s Comfortable

November 9, 2012
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I absolutely love the new ad campaign by Southern Comfort. I feel a little bizarre saying this, but it makes me want to go to the beach and pound down a Southern Comfort over ice! Does that make me weird? How the hell did they manage to evoke that feeling with THIS ad???? Either way, WHO […]

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Is teaching to a standard wrong?

September 25, 2012
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 I think it is fair to say that everyone feels as if we should raise our education standards. We certainly wouldn’t lower them, would we? But does this mean having tests for “standardization” in school is the best way to attain them. Anyone in economics would immediately look at the incentives of that type of […]

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Is our education system bad for our children?

September 17, 2012
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 As a father of young children, I’ve turned my attention to considering and investigating the educational options available today.  It’s a topic that has always piqued my interest, but only recently have I begun to consider the practical challenge that parents face in selecting an educational path for their children.  While I don’t have a definite […]

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A bold new future?

August 29, 2012

All I can hear as he talks is…”Waa, waa, waa, waa,” similar to what’s depicted in a Peanuts cartoon when any adult is talking.  It’s not very exciting to listen to and fairly boring to boot. My seat feels like a prison. The invisible shackles hold me fast as I feel a tornado of energy welling […]

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