Category Archives: Citizen

I Want to Move to New Zealand

Day 108 of Self Quarantine                       Covid 19 Deaths in U.S.:  128,000 I could not believe my eyes when I saw the news video of fans screaming and cheering side by … Continue reading

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I want to be out on the streets of Seattle and DC protesting

Day 83 of Self Quarantine                       Covid 19 Deaths in U.S.:  109,000 It is so hard to watch the daily news showing peaceful protesters demonstrating against all that is wrong with … Continue reading

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We interrupt our Pandemic for …

Day 77 of Self Quarantine                       Covid 19 Deaths in U.S.:  103,000 We interrupt the Covid-19 pandemic for … a black man, George Floyd, murdered by four policemen in Minneapolis a … Continue reading

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Lord, Thank you for Cheryl

Cheryl is our local UPS driver.  We just found out her name (although I am not sure the spelling).  She arrives like a fairy in our neighborhood and drops off her packages of magic.  She’s done this package act for … Continue reading

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Corona Virus Accelerates Digital Transformation

“Knowledge has three eyes: memory when it looks at the past, wisdom when it looks at the present and responsibility when it deals with the future.” – 1642, Michael Wexonius In March of 2016, I had the pleasure of sharing … Continue reading

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Postscript to On Civility

Not that I’m looking for examples of incivility, but sometimes the incivility comes looking for me. My daughter forwarded me this article about the former NFL star who was threatened with a lawsuit by parents of kids who trashed his … Continue reading

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On Civility

I have been known to flip someone the proverbial bird. Rarely is this action anything other than jesting with good friends when they’ve said something outrageous. Times they are a changing. I was sitting in the Washington State Ferry terminal … Continue reading

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Creating Your Personal Future

“‘Kingfish, where’d you get your good judgment?’ And Kingfish says, ‘From my experience.’ And where’d you get your experience from?’ And Kingfish says ‘From bad judgment.’” I am often asked to help entrepreneurs, executives and students with the direction they … Continue reading

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Where were you on 9/11?

Over my lifetime there are two questions that come up periodically: Where were you on 9/11? Where were you when John F. Kennedy was assassinated? Both of these events are wired deep into my memory. Kennedy Assassination On November 22, … Continue reading

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Who’s Watching the Scientists?

“Look at the top 10 images for scientists that show up on Google” presented Carrie Tzou as she introduced the session at the UW Bothell Innovation Forum Tic Talk on STEM Education. As we all had a good laugh, Carrie asked what … Continue reading

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