Narrative Whiplash

Narrative Whiplash

In the beginning was the Narrative, and the Narrative was with Global Warming, and the Narrative was Global Warming. (Al Gore 1:1) Then the Narrative was with Climate Change, and the Narrative was Climate Change. Then all Hell broke loose. The polar vortex that...
Going Somewhere?

Going Somewhere?

Before you cast those vacation plans in concrete or book flights for your next business trip, you may want to take a look at this: “Our galaxy is due to crash into its neighbor—but when?” At risk of alarmism:Our galaxy, the Milky Way, is destined to collide with...
Lazy Up

Lazy Up

The older of my two sons, Sean, started coaching basketball — at Saint Timothy, a Catholic Middle School in West Hartford, Connecticut — when he was just 22. It was his calling. He only lost one game in his first two seasons. That loss was the final game of the New...
Sticks and Funny Bones

Sticks and Funny Bones

Researchers at Australia National University (ANU) have discovered irrefutable evidence that humor can reduce workplace stress. So, the institution publicized the results of its research in a post called, “How humour can help reduce workplace stress”, and...
Death By a Thousand Meetings

Death By a Thousand Meetings

As you might have surmised from reading this and this, I’m not a fan of meetings. And I’ve always suspected every meeting I’ve ever attended cost me considerably more than time. Well, now, there’s apparent proof, courtesy of this...