Archive for the ‘Commentary’ Category

Judge Mint

Monday, April 22nd, 2019

Chocolate or Vanilla. F-150 or Silverado. Ginger or Mary Ann. Every day at work and at home, life is a continuous stream of choices… and each one has some degree of impact on what follows afterward. Hit the alarm snooze button one too many times and you’re 10 minutes late for that early morning meeting. […]

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Scope Creep

Friday, March 29th, 2019

There is an accepted theorem of IT projects that what starts out as a great idea for better productivity – before the actual ‘Go Live’ moment – will ‘take twice as long, cost twice as much, and be half as effective as expected’… at least prior to the v1.1 release. A corollary exists in home […]

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Last Chance

Thursday, February 28th, 2019

Part II of II When I shared the news with a close friend that our pastor is being investigated for alleged abuse of children years ago, he said: “Your religion is shaken and your faith is shattered.” I’m 58 and a cradle Catholic. I went to Catholic grade school and high school, kept attending mass […]

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Revealing Truth

Wednesday, February 27th, 2019

Part I of II Last week the Pope, Cardinals, Bishops and others gathered in the Vatican to address the horrible abuse inflicted over decades on innocent victims by thousands of priests. I first became aware of this situation in the ‘90’s when we were living in DFW. A priest in the Dallas diocese – and […]

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Cowboy Up

Sunday, February 24th, 2019

A couple months after we moved to Houston 20 years ago, people at the franchising company where I worked kept talking about ‘Go Texan Day’ and the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo. Having attended a couple of those in Ft. Worth, I was like, ‘Meh.’ The next year, my boss gave us tickets and we […]

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