I spent a significant portion of my adult life selling my labor as an optimizer of one sort of another. Search engine optimization, brand optimization, financial optimization, etc. and so forth. If there was a facet of business that could...
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Lyrics When I was a child my family would travel Down to Western Kentucky where my parents were born And there’s a backwards old town that’s often remembered So many times that my memories are worn And daddy won’t you...
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For most of my life, laundry was nothing more than an annoyance. Boring and tedious, it was the worst kind of neverending story. Yet somehow, as I’ve gotten older I’ve learned to love this and other mundane and repetitive processes....
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Lyrics Well I used to Be a catfish Deep down In the deep blue sea I would have y’all women Sure ‘nough fishin’ for me I would have y’all women Sure ‘nough fishin’ for me Well my momma Told my...
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“Son of a bitch!” He screams Spitting, gushing, almost foaming at the mouth Straight armed and rigid Leaning forward like a sprinter at the tape Only he’s not running More like gushing Walking fast Troll-like in form and figure Railing...
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One of the fundamental skills that any aspiring computer programmer, software developer, business analyst, or mathematician must acquire is the ability to work with nested functions. And while this concept can become intuitive with time and repetition, it is not...
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 Lyrics Well it’s all right, riding around in the breeze Well it’s all right, if you live the life you please Well it’s all right, doing the best you can Well it’s all right, as long as you lend...
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Lyrics I’m lookin’ funny in my eyes and I believe I’m fixin’ to die, believe I’m fixin’ to die I’m lookin’ funny in my eyes and I believe I’m fixin’ to die I know I was born to die but...
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There’s a heartwarming Internet meme making the rounds this week. Rather than describe it, I’ll just post the meme itself. Its fairly straightforward. This taxi driver works ridiculous hours to provide for his family. One of his kids wrote a...
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I’m 41 years old, and this is the first time I’ve heard this lovely phrase. Referenced in the 1982 book Under Whose Shade, it is originally inspired by an anonymous Greek proverb that reads as follows: A society grows great...
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