Monthly Archives: September 2012

Scouting report – Salt Lake City Library (Downtown)

I have now experienced the Salt Lake City Public Library. Or Xanadu, as I may have to call it. I am impressed. I walked there on my lunch break the other day and had about twenty minutes to look around. … Continue reading

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It’s everywhere…

I once worked a job during college where the assistant manager would give me a verbal list of things to do at the beginning of my shift. I would go and do those things and then go back to him … Continue reading

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Open exchange of ideas

A friend of mine recently posted a political opinion on her Facebook page, but only after a preamble to all the people she felt she might offend in doing so. The opinion itself was fairly straight-forward: “I intend to vote … Continue reading

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Dangerous neighborhoods

Now that our department is completely moved into our new downtown office space I’ve been taking my lunch time to go out walking, get some exercise, and explore. I had no idea how dangerous an area of town we’re in. … Continue reading

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Web Wanderings: PöpcØrn!

The Swedish Chef makes popcorn shrimp. Those little guys sure have good rhythm!     Tweet

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Time for a holiday!

Today is the first day working downtown. I get to experiment with riding the train, which means leaving the house earlier in the morning. That got me thinking about how I may need to adjust my morning schedule to make … Continue reading

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Hidden Camera

We’ve replaced your regular blog with a random picture from someone’s cell phone. Let’s see if anyone notices…                   Nope! Tweet

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Internet face-time

It’s probably no surprise to anyone that we’re meaner online than we would be face to face. But a new study has found that to be literally true: Far more than anonymity or invisibility, whether or not the subjects had … Continue reading

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Book Review: Beyonders – A World Without Heroes, by Brandon Mull

This is the book that almost didn’t get read. I started reading it to my kids this spring and only got about a third of the way in before sports season got in the way. Then summer was just too … Continue reading

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New digs

Back in June I mentioned that my company was going to relocate our team to a new downtown location in a month. Well, it didn’t happen quite so quickly as that, but the time is almost here for real, finally. … Continue reading

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