Monthly Archives: October 2010

What Are You Afraid Of?

I don’t remember this myself, but my mother has shared this story a handful of times.  After having performed one of many reckless, dangerous, youthful adventures, my mother asked if I was afraid of anything.  My immediate reply, I am told, was Green Fire … Continue reading

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Understanding the Web

In 1986, I took computer programming in high school.  We worked on old Apple computers  and used DOS operating systems.  Monitors displayed only in green.  I remember programming a smiley face that would appear on the monitor.  That big black … Continue reading

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Special Days

October 16, 2010.  Red Out Around the World.  Wear Red!  Be Loud! Beat Texas!!  As a college football fan, Saturday is a big day.  Despite Texas’ disappointing 3-2 record, Saturday is still a day of redemption and an opportunity for Nebraska to … Continue reading

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The Evolution of Monogamy

From a sociological perspective, power is the ability to exert influence over others or to control one’s environment or other entities.  In many families today, the status of power, and almost by definition, resides in the television remote control.  Unfortunately, … Continue reading

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Bobcats Ready to Bear Down

Over the past three years, I have had the privilege of coaching 40 amazing young men in the sport of football.  As 4th, 5th & 6th graders, these young men have played in the Minden Optimist Club’s youth football league.  They … Continue reading

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Debating Design

I don’t think of myself as an artist.  I’m practical, organized, and deliberate.  I utilize the web with a purpose in mind.  I go to shop, pay bills, and check local and national news, weather and sports.  I stream movies, … Continue reading

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