February 2011

Gever Tulley 5 dangerous things you should let your kids do

February 27, 2011

  5 Other things you should let your kids do: Climb stuff Eat Sand Go outside in the cold without a jacket Run naked  (before it is no longer ok to do so) Skip the vegetables at dinner

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Updates From Lucca 11mths

February 25, 2011

Just a little note from a little person.   First of all, Dad got it wrong.  My last post I was actually 11mths old.  Time flies and I’m told that Dad’s often get these things wrong.  I can’t believe I’m actually going to be 1yr old soon!  I wanted to let the world know what I’m […]

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A World Without Borders

February 25, 2011

I am sad to see Borders downtown go. Why? Because I am going to miss having a place to relax and browse through “free” books while enjoying a cup of coffee, composing an e-mail, studying for an exam, collaborating with friends, or imagining a new start up. Where should we go now? How about the […]

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February 24, 2011

I decided to make this easy, here is a copy of Duke’s s new book  A Warrior’s Son Chapter One, take a moment and read it if you haven’t already. A Warrior’s Son Chapter 1

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Religion and Politics – Who Speaks for God

February 22, 2011

I had been doing some research for a novel about a liberal Pope when I ran across this quote from Jim Wallis.  I know this is the second time I’ve used someone else’s words today, but sometimes these things would never get shared if it meant rewriting it myself. From Who Speaks for God by […]

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Who’s the Worst President of them All?

February 21, 2011

I ran across this article this morning and read it with curiosity.  I only quoted one paragraph.  At this point in time, 39 of 43 historians ranked him among the five worst presidents.  It’s the last line of the paragraph that caught my eye.  “…Bush broke the nation’s back on purpose, so he wins points […]

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Lucca Age 10 Months

February 21, 2011

  I smile so big now I show all my teeth,  4 on top and 3 just beneath. I walk with a wobble and a bounce in my step. I plop to my bottom and let out a laugh. I fight with my sister if she grabs my toys, but just being around her gives […]

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Like Cows in the Rain

February 21, 2011

“The average man is a conformist, accepting miseries and disasters the stoicism of a cow standing in the rain.” From the Four Hour Work Week; Colin Wilson, British author of the Outsider. I found this quote poignant. It is part of the reason we feel pride as we watch the recent protests in Egypt. Most […]

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A Warrior’s Son – Sample Copies

February 19, 2011

I received a hardback and paperback sample of A Warriors Son yesterday.  It was an awesome experience to see the book in print after the hundred’s of hours that went into writing and editing it.  I think I read the galleys at least six times.  You’d think I’d be sick of reading it, but I […]

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Looking for Cool, The Multiple Boot Windows System Way!

February 19, 2011

So, I finally did it, I geeked myself all the way up to nerd herd status. How did I possibly do this you may ask? By installing three operating systems all as options on my windows boot screen. And what’s even better, they all work. Option 1: Windows 7 64 bit Option 2: Windows Vista […]

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A Warrior’s Son

February 13, 2011

I just finished my web page to help promote my book, A Warrior’s Son.  It can be located at this link:  A Warrior’s Son  Check it out to get further information on the book.

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Small Updates and Ramblings

February 11, 2011

Had my first classical guitar class last night, it was a lot of fun. Except we are expected at some point to actually learn to read guitar sheet music. So I sat there in the back row of course behind many a music major, in shame and in awe of the strange notes and lines […]

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