Archives for: "October 2006"

All Pretty for the TV

One of my favorite songs was written by one of my favorite musical groups Poor Old Lu. The song All Pretty for the TV is a commentary on television and a society dominated by entertainment. While I have some comments to make on television this song ma more »

Talk Show Hosts

Some of the most entertaining people I know are talk show hosts. I'm not talking about their talk show but some of their character nuances are amusing. If you've listened to talk shows at all you may have noti more »

How to Make Good Pictures

"There is a new fascination to amateur photography. Pictures that but a few years ago would not have been attempted are now easy snapshots." That was written in the early 1940's in a book published by Eastman more »

Insults

Going to the movies is generally a good escape although I have grown more and more indifferent to the movies and video entertainment in general. I suppose much of it is my fault. Having been a writer and student of writing I've learned most of the basic more »

Spreadsheet Mania

One of the things that always baffles me at work is the amount of time that is spent entering and re-entering data into the computer to create a report. The way that reports are generally formatted the data in them aren't generally re-useable without bei more »

What you know

This subject is probably too complex for the time and space I have for today's entry but this may be some food for thought. When I started to write on this subject I remembered some things I composed ten years ago... more »

Book Fair

Tomorrow is the first day of the Fall book fair. The book fair that I'm talking about is where you can purchase used books at a fraction of the cost. The Smith County Medical Society Alliance sponsors the sale and proceeds go to provide scholarships for s more »
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