Monthly Archives: June 2008

Fidelity Realty Sucks

If you live in Utah, and think you might want to get your home listed on the MLS but don’t want to hire a Realtor, stay far, far away from Fidelity Realty. They stinketh. They took almost a week to … Continue reading

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Quote of the day…

Dad: “Come on Spencer, get out.” Spencer: “In a second!” Dad: “You’ve been in there for 45 minutes, Steven has to go.” “Spencer: “I’m trying!” Dad: “New motto for our house, If IT’s not coming out, then you come out.” … Continue reading

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Cranky Old Freaks…

It is an older person’s right to be cranky. They’ve lived their life, they put up with crap, and now they get to kick back on a porch somewhere, wave their gnarled cane, and mutter. It’s a circle of life … Continue reading

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Congrats!

I am in a small writers group here in Logan, Utah. It’s made up primarily of published authors, but a few that have not been published, but their work is very good. The other day, as it turned out, the … Continue reading

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Quote of the day…

The other day I woke up to this lovely exchange. Sue: “Are you listening to me?” Jared: “Yes.” Sue: “We do not point our naked bums at our brothers, do you understand?”

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I’m a sucker for a good mashup…

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Web 2.0 Vs. LMS

Great discussion going on over at the Chronicle of Higher Education over the LMS vs. Web 2.0 debate. The comments are what makes it interesting. A few highlights: “Why should we, #4, ÔÇťadapt to the learning styles of all the … Continue reading

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Pray the end is near…

Good news on the diamond front. Maybe finally the cartel will fall. “Diamonds are a con, pure and simple. The topic is vast, so we won’t discuss worker exploitation or for that matter “blood diamonds” used to finance African wars. … Continue reading

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Behold, the power of quantifcation…

Today a couple of us were crammed into a truck on the way to lunch. Several of us have kids, and we ended up talking about how incredibly popular WebKinz is. Somebody said it was simply a training ground for … Continue reading

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Quote of the day…

John: “You know what I want on Christmas day?” Dad: “What?” John: “A bad dream.” Dad: “What? Why would you want that?” John: “So I can wake up early! I hope it is one where Santa comes down the chimney … Continue reading

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