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Archives for December 2009

2009 – The Highlight Reel

2009 was an amazing year for me.  I decided I would end the year with a blog post version of my highlight reel for the year.   Life has its share of ups and downs, but I feel like I get a lot more good than bad every day.  For that I am grateful.  It […]

Death by PowerPoint

Did you know that fear of public speaking ranks above fear of death.  Seriously the top three fears are public speaking, death, and spiders.  Who knew?  Maybe one reason we all fear speaking in front of people is that we don’t want to look foolish.  Sadly, the use of PowerPoint as a presentation tool often […]

Enjoy the Ride

My brother in law Geoff is a cycling enthusiast – a self described Crank Addict.  He is also a scientist with a disdain for senseless human consumption and laziness.  So, when I was listening to a story on NPR’s Morning Edition about Cargo Bikes, I could not resist blogging about it for Geoff and others. […]

Social Media In Crisis

Yesterday I was asked by my friend and former colleague Natasha Baker to help with a video project for Sinclair Community College.  I was interviewed and the video will be used with videos of other respondents in an upcoming presentation to academic leaders from around the country.   I was asked to answer a question about […]

Walk The Taj

“Attention family, friends, colleagues, community members and gear heads!” On December 5th, from 10:00am to 4:00pm you can help the Epilepsy Foundation of Western Ohio by taking a stroll through one of the coolest places in the Miami Valley – The Taj Ma Garaj.  Located at 300 S. Perry Street in Dayton, Ohio the Taj […]