Category: "Thoughts"

Republican Party Census Document

I've received this document on several occasions and each time I have the same emotional impulse to tear the thing up and an opposing emotional impulse to make some notes on it and send it back to them. They pay the postage. This has more »

Job Search Myths

I've been a member of the class of unemployed for a month now. During that time I've reminded myself of some of the myths behind job searching and resumes. This is not a comprehensive list; just a few things I've discovered and yes some things I've theo more »

Riding the Bus (Tyler Transit)

Last week I started riding the city bus again. I used to depend on the bus several decades ago when I lived in Iowa Illinois and California. In those places I could walk out the front door up to the next corner and wait a few minutes for a ride. At tha more »

Resume Work

Over a week ago I got my layoff notice at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Tyler. I was one of 60 people selected for that privilege. Today I began the long process of updating my more »

George Washington Carver Day

Today we celebrate the life of a man that epitomizes a movement that improved the civil rights of millions of Americans not just the black people but all minorities. The Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. stood up to the authorities in Alabama and accelerated more »

To Bash or Not To Bash

On occasion I've read Mark Morford write about all the violence surrounding religion and his descriptive name-calling of every visible aspect of religious protest more »

2008 Friday Calendar

2008 January 4 11 18 25 February more »