Author Archives: Don

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Social entrepreneur, Educator, Open Source Advocate

The real national emergency is climate change and gun violence

I just heard on cable news and Twitter that the president of the United States is going to declare a national emergency to get the necessary funding for his vanity project which is a wall on our southern border. Nearly … Continue reading

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It’s cold but it’s a different cold

I finally ventured out of the house today to clean our driveway. Yesterday I drove twenty miles for a medical appointment. After my return home I stayed inside for over twenty-four hours which is very atypical for me. I like … Continue reading

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It’s the climate stupid!

Yesterday I received an email from my brother who lives in Wisconsin with a link to an article and it’s substance was about the subzero polar vortex which is impacting the mid-west and the much of the country this week. … Continue reading

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May the Lord Bless You Theo

Today we bury Theo. He is our grandson who we never got to talk to. He died on December 28 while he was still in the womb. His death has been devastating to his parents and his brother Myles. Theo … Continue reading

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Here are some great reasons you should use Linux

This video was shared on Twitter and Facebook today by System76. If you’re not familiar they are a company based in Denver, Colorado that builds and sells computer systems that run Linux. These systems feature their own version of Linux … Continue reading

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Make America Contemplative Again

A friend shared that thought tonight on Twitter. It resonated for me. Right now I’m listening to Gregorian Chant and though I understand few if any of the words I am filled with peace. It is the end of the … Continue reading

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Forgive yourself and others too

Tuesdays with Morrie: An Old Man, a Young Man and Life’s Greatest Lesson by Mitch Albom My rating: 5 of 5 stars This is one of the books that should be required reading for college age students. But then they’re … Continue reading

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