Eric told me about the Johnson O’Connor Foundation’s testing services. I looked it up and was intrigued. Two our older children recently went in for testing, and I sat in on the summary meetings with Foundation staff members Cindy Rosner and Jack Cunningham. It was pretty cool. The Foundation measures a person’s aptitudes–and, matches that
Was up at 2:45 am to do some fishing. Tough conditions. Fell in and was completely doused. Of course, I kept fishing! ‘Tis the season for small bugs and very technical fishing. Had a great time. Caught more fish than I expected. Am so grateful to be back on the water. It is a great
With summer gradually coming upon a graceful close, and, two of our kids readying to leave the house, I am feeling a bit sentimental. Tonight, I’ve arranged a family dinner out to wish a “bon voyage” to the two about to depart. Also, Mrs. T. and I this afternoon played a few holes of golf.
My social media feeds are eclectic by intent. I follow the President and Bernie Sanders. I read posts from fascists and anti-fascists. I visit at times white nationalist message boards. I’ve read what anarchists want to achieve. I’ve made an effort to try and understand what it means to be young, poor and African-American in
If you’re looking for some Friday levity, as I am, SNL recently did a special version of “Weekend Update.” I think it is great. Here it is. Her segment starts at minute 0:38.
So, I have a different take on Charlottesville: I’m disappointed but not disturbed. By way of background, it was really weird to arrive home from Germany, where Nazi symbols and slogans are banned, and read about Charlottesville. It was really weird to see the above video, particularly the interviews at minutes 2:43 and 19:42. And,