Category: Miscellaneous

Asiana Airlines Flight 214

I woke on Sunday morning to early reports that a plane had crashed at San Francisco International Airport, seeing comments on Facebook and Twitter before it was covered by CNN and New Zealand’s Stuff news site. Given how many hours I’ve recently spent in Boeing 777 planes, although […]

Being Acknowledged in Books

While I’ve written my own books for the past five years, seeing my name in a book has always been because I put it there myself. But in the past month or so that’s changed, as a couple of recent books have acknowledged my work. That still seems […]

Getting Through Tough Times

Chris shares his perspective on government assistance: “I have friends trying to get off government assistance. It’s not easy, but it’s worth the trial. One has been separated from his family for several months as his only employment found was in another state. Another fears letting go of […]

Wishing for Colorado Springs Next Week

Chris is running a debate tournament in Colorado Springs next week, and the debaters are teenagers. Chris writes about the “big deal” of the event: “Our culture is muddled with an opinion of young people that is depressing. Teenagers are baggy, disrespectful, foulmouthed, slothful, ugly. The teenage culture […]