Category Archives: Stuff that interested me at the time

Hall of Fame?

This week the Baseball Writers of America Association (BBWAA) elected three people to the Major League Hall of Fame, and not without controversy, as has been the case over the last several years. The general theme over the last few … Continue reading

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Gritty

Read a great article about grit today and teaching kids how to increase it. Grit is the perseverance in a task and sticking with it to become more successful. Studies have shown it to be more important than talent and … Continue reading

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Passing is such sweet AWESOME

Took my PMP Certification test yesterday and I am happy and relieved to say I passed. The scoring criterion has three levels, Proficient, Moderately Proficient, and Below Proficient. I have no idea what those relate to percentage score-wise (sure I … Continue reading

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Revolutions

Errr…I mean resolutions, saw this too many times over the last week: One of the things I’ve been thinking of doing this year is learning a programming language. I’ve been looking at options, and came across this Lifehacker article about … Continue reading

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Chopped

I’ve mentioned a few times that I’m a big fan of Chopped, there are many a nights where I will open the fridge and pantry and build my own Chopped Basket based on stuff I have on hand, I’ve also … Continue reading

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if you love the oatmeal, read this

Cartoonist turns lawsuit threat into $100K charity fundraiser – Digital Life. People can be such assholes.  I don’t blame the lawyer for the initial action, he was just doing what his client wanted, but when the lawyer claims that raising … Continue reading

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NYC Sugary Soda Regulations

A few weeks ago, Mayor Bloomberg from New York City held a press conference where he said the city is going to attempt to ban sugary sodas over 16 oz in size, in other words, Bye-Bye Big Gulp ®. Today … Continue reading

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