Category Archives: inspiration

Let the Good Times Roll

The French phrase “laissez les bon temps rouler” (pronounced “Lay-say le bon tom roo-lay”) describes New Orleans like nothing else can.  It means, “let the good times roll.” The passions for food and fun are so contagious and admirable, New Orleans … Continue reading

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My Canvass Awaits

  Plenty of food for thoughts in this FranklinCovey video. What will your masterpiece be?

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Machine (Deep) Learning

Machine learning, backbone of modern day artificial intelligence, is getting smarter. No longer does it rely on explicit instructions written by programmers.  Instead, machine learning uses patterns and associations much like the approach of our neural networks. No more long … Continue reading

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On Finding Answers

Finding answers to life’s un-ending questions is a part of what we all do.  Where is Joe?  When will the report be done? How do we . . . etc. Some of these questions are repeats thus easy because we … Continue reading

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Week In Review – 27 Jan 2019

Americans are hopeful people. Our hope is rooted in the principle articulated by the Constitution. Given that hope is the basis of struggle, Donald Trump has been our cause. Not necessary bad, in fact he could be just what the … Continue reading

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Knowledge Is Power? Only If . . .

No.  knowledge is not power.  Not if you don’t use it.   Like books, sitting on the shelves collecting dust, they contain plenty of information but are useless if not used. What makes it even worse is that 90% of our knowledge … Continue reading

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Blame The Burrito

Not going to complain about the weather.  Why bother? Not going to complain about the government shutdown. Nuff said. If must, the burrito I ate will be my complaint. Not that it wasn’t good.  Too good in fact. That’s why … Continue reading

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Of Hopes And Lies

The optimistic proverb of Alexander Pope, “hope springs eternal,” is rooted in facts, according to Deborah Mills-Scofield, not fantasy.  Otherwise, it’s no different from dreaming!  A critical distinction worthy of repeating is that hope “rooted in facts.” American voters were … Continue reading

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Our Struggles

What is your struggle?  In honor of the Martin Luther King, I ask the question.  Clearly for Dr. King, it was, among other things, the civil rights.  For which he paid the ultimate price.  What is it for you? Not … Continue reading

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Do Not Despair

“No man is completely useless; he can always serve as a bad example.” When relations get bad, a life ring of some sort is just everyone needs.  The above quote is such life ring for me.  Don’t know where I … Continue reading

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