Maximize Quality With Inspection

Quality is something you should aim for in everything you do. Inspection helps you achieve it. In some cases the results of failure to inspect our work can be substantial, but even day-to-day mundane things we do can stand some quality improvement. Have you ever noticed the misspellings in the emails you receive? […]


Start Your Own Country

If you really get tired of . . . well, whatever, you could always do what Kevin Baugh did. Start your own country. Well . . . micro-nation to be exact. Watch this short but humorous YouTube video to learn all about how Kevin actually pulled it off and get a tour […]


What I Learned From Getting Rid of Everything

Since our RV imposes great limitations on what you can take with you on the road, we are currently in the process of getting rid of everything. And we better do it quick, as the house sold in four hours and the close is in early July! I think I have learned some things […]


Understand Bandwidth

It’s Better Than Biting Off More Than You Can Chew! If you are like some of us (ahem, I hope I am not the only one), you probably tend to take on projects large and small, with the best of intentions. But the fact that there are only so many […]


About Blogging

After blogging here for about two and a half years, I thought I would share some thoughts about what I have learned from the experience.  Blogging can be simple to do but be prepared to roll your sleeves up and get into things if you want it to be more and read […]


Economic Policy And Elections

Economic policy is discussed all the time but never more so than during election campaigning. And, everyone has magic answers to the problems of modern society that they will enact when they are elected. Unfortunately, much of what is said just isn’t true or doesn’t work the way the politicians tout […]


Your Teeth And Your Health

It was ten or so years ago, during a visit to our vet, that I became aware of the impact of our teeth on our health. Our vet explained to us that periodontal disease had a significant impact on pets and that regular cleaning of animal teeth, would positively impact […]


Louie, Louie Is Back In The News!

Back in 1963, a much simpler time, there was a rock hit called Louie, Louie by the Kingsmen. If you have seen Animal House, you know Louie, Louie. It was often spoken about as if the lyrics were in some way risqué but nobody really knew what the heck they […]


An Example of Waste . . . And, Maybe A Solution?

This is but a small example of how good things wind up going to waste when they could do so much more. We all come across examples of unnecessary waste every day. Some are more egregious than others. This blog is an example of the sort of thing that unnecessarily […]


Kindness – The Golden Rule

Kindness and the concept of doing unto others has been around a long time and the Golden Rule is found in almost all religions and cultures back through the ages, though it is worded differently in different situations. The fact is that kindness can actually be good for your health […]