Archives for: "June 2005"

Resolution

June 29th, 2005
In dieting and quitting smoking, as two examples, it is often said that when you vow these things, tell others. This will then hold you accountable and help you psychologically towards achievement of your goal(s). While I neither diet nor smoke, the… more »

The Worst Time of Year

June 27th, 2005
Ladies and Gentlemen, please let me welcome you to the worst time of year. I know this post is, as you will see, a few days past due, and for that I do apologize. Why, you ask, is this the worst time of year? Baseball. In the grand scheme of things,… more »

Wrong Number.

June 24th, 2005
I have one of those fancy (XXX) XXX-XX00 type cell phone numbers. The ability to end with "hundred" when you tell people the number is a wonderful luxury. The downfall is that your number will often be confused with that of any number of businesses. I… more »

Jargon

June 23rd, 2005
There are words, phrases, accents, idioms, and customs that vary from region to region, even family to family. Growing up in this great state of Michigan, I of course developed the correct and complete set of these different items, right? (Not funny?… more »

June 22nd, 2005
Believe those who are seeking the truth. Doubt those who find it.- Andre Gide more »

Batman Begins

June 20th, 2005
A darker movie about the darker side of Bruce Wayne's life as he transitions into his role as Batman. After the first two Batman movies (starring Michael Keaton) Hollywood took a two movie hiatus giving us garbage instead. What they got away from was… more »

Movie of the Month - July, 2005

June 20th, 2005
Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind From acclaimed writer Charlie Kaufman and visionary director Michel Gondry comes Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind. An all-star cast shines in this comical and poignant look at breakups, breakdowns and… more »

Book of the Month - July, 2005

June 20th, 2005
A Clockwork Orange by Anthony Burgess A vicious fifteen-year-old droog is the central character of this 1963 classic. In Anthony Burgess's nightmare version of the future, where the criminals take over after dark, the story is told by the central… more »

Academic Faux Pas

June 17th, 2005
Many educators allow the opportunity to review a graded assignment after it is returned so the students may see where they missed points and what was expected. When another student tries to argue a point with the teacher/professor you do NOT have the… more »

June 15th, 2005
Don't be hasty, prosperity will knock on your door soon. more »