Category Archives: Random Thoughts

Dummy and Yummy

At the 2012 ISA (International Sign Association) show so in Orlando for just 2 days.  Left Tallahassee 6 pm on Thursday and stopped over in Gainesville.  Bargain on the room thanks to online purchase but there was still an opportunity … Continue reading

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Bloggit All

Same Old, Same Old Knowledge or Understanding Streetfighter Distractions Now let’s get this straight Edge-A-Ka-Shun Dr. Franklin, I Presume Now Here This! Way to go, Governor Scott!

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Same Old, Same Old

My big gripe at this moment is that nothing is changing.  So what?  Maybe I have to go a little deeper for you to understand.  When I look at the world through the lens of Deming’s Profound Knowledge I see … Continue reading

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Knowledge or Understanding?

Lately I have been thinking a lot about understanding.  Mostly because I see understanding as something people confuse with knowledge.  To clear it up a bit, you can have scads of knowledge and yet not fully understand, but you can … Continue reading

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Streetfighter

Relaxing at home on a Sunday afternoon.  Trying not to think too deeply.  Flipping channels and updating the 6 or 7 websites I maintain for clients and friends.  After a couple of times around, the tele landed on Streetfighter, the … Continue reading

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Distractions

The other day my wife Carolyn commented that life, at least in the U.S., seemed so full of distractions.  I never gave it much thought, but now that I do, I see that she is, for once, right.  Sports seasons … Continue reading

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Let’s get this straight

The recent exercise in futility that was the debt ceiling crisis was, as most of us expected, a bit ant-climatic.  All the emotion aimed at preventing any real change in the way this country is run was, in the end, … Continue reading

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Edge-a-ca-shun

It seems any attempt talk about education is met with one of two very old arguments.  One, and currently the stronger of the two is the “hold everyone responsible” argument.  This “solution” takes the tack of trying to improve the … Continue reading

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Dr. Franklin, I Presume

Thursday evening, the 7th was quite a hoot.  There was a concert by Marvin Goldstein, an internationally known pianist and entertainer.  Carolyn and I have know Marvin for nearly 30 years. The concert lasted nearly 2 hours and included many … Continue reading

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Now Hear This!

“America has been in decline in world markets for the last 30 years”.  So says economist Paul Cain.  I agree. Yes, I think we have slid a good bit and most of it has happened since 1980.  Why?  After WWII … Continue reading

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