Category: "Time"

Messing with the Time

March 6th, 2015
One great example of man's manipulative ways is standardized time. Timekeeping -- the incremental measurement of the position of the sun -- was created to support bureaucratic, religious, and social activities nearly 6,000 years ago. It partitioned day… more »

I'm still here.

January 17th, 2014
I haven't forgotten about you. I'm still writing. Although I've been silent for months, I haven't fallen off the face of the earth. I have, however, met up with a challenge that is consuming all of my time: cleaning up a new, old home.   Meanwhile, the… more »

Did you do that yourself?

November 13th, 2013
There are many reasons a person decides to take on a task that would otherwise be done by an expert. The availability of resources and tools for Do it Yourself (DIY) projects have become so commonplace, I wonder if it won't be long before there are DIY facelifts or DIY lawsuits. Obviously there is value in being able to create something on your own, but there are usually valid reasons why some services cost a bunch of money. more »

Recognizing Millennials

August 23rd, 2013
I read an opinion piece earlier this month, and the words haven't left my mind since. . . . Sharp-edged words described the poor attitudes that will soon make up more than 50 percent of the American workforce. . . . he laid out a strategy for employers, urging them to adjust their recognition programs to meet changing expectations. more »

A Moment of Silence

May 24th, 2013
“We will never forget.” Ah, but we do. Life has a funny way of filling our thoughts with other things. more »