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History of Memorial Day

[video]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pRyZmkhBR6g[/video]The History Channel on YouTube created a great video explaining Memorial Day. I hope that you will take time this weekend between the games, races, and bbqs to remember those who died so that we could enjoy a wonderful 3 day weekend with freedom & liberty. Have a great weekend!

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To The People Of The United States by George Washington

What follows is the version of the letter which has, traditionally, been read by the Senate each year – although considering recent events, I’m not sure if any of our elected representatives listen or consider what Washington is trying so hard to convey.  I have not made any changes other than to indent the text [...]

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Why Kill The Electric Car

[video]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JJRFDtsj4VA[/video]Every day, I am thinking more and more about this… I have found resources and links in the past week, which I hope to use in the coming 12 – 18 months – we will have to watch our finances, but right now it is easy to make a case for driving an electric car. [...]

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Kieth Craft from Celebration Covenant Church in Frisco, TX

My family and I have been trying to get to church about twice a month recently.  Some new clients and friends go to the Shoreline Christian Center here in Austin, Texas and have invited us to go the past couple of times. It is a massive … *ahem* MASSIVE church – tons of people so [...]

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Randy Pausch – Goodbye and So Long

As many of you know Randy Pausch died last Friday, July 25, 2008.  I did not know him or his family, but like many of you, his spirit captured my attention after I watched his “Last Lecture” on YouTube. I have gone back and forth over the past few days, trying to decide if I [...]

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The Art of the Start – Guy Kawasaki

[video]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jT7xlFTinIw[/video]Guy’s full presentation video on the, “Art of the Start” can be found at Guy Kawasaki‘s site or on Google Video. This presentation which runs just under 40 minutes was well worth my time to watch not once, but many times. I find myself watching it when I get discouraged by the daily trappings of [...]

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Randy Pausch Updates

Last month I wrote a quick article about Randy Pausch because his “Last Lecture” and testimony before Congress touched me. I find his honesty about pancreatic cancer refreshing. The truth about this brutal disease is just that… brutal – and I hope that the attention he brings to the battle will enable progress on all [...]

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Happy Easter!

John 20 (New International Version) New International Version (NIV) Copyright © 1973, 1978, 1984 by International Bible Society John 20 – Listen to passage here The Empty Tomb 1Early on the first day of the week, while it was still dark, Mary Magdalene went to the tomb and saw that the stone had been removed [...]

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Randy Pausch, Pancreatic Cancer, Carnegie Mellon University & YouTube

[video]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BaD1TsjGR0w[/video]The power of video on the internet will never cease to amaze me. I had not heard anything about Randy Pausch until I was voting on video’s at YouTube 2007 Video Awards. I realize that I am a bit behind the curve on this one, as Randy mentions in the video to the left that [...]

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How Are You Spending The Time You Have?

I have spent some time thinking about this over the past year – How am I spending the time I have left on the planet? I have a wonderful family who I am very proud of – my kids still ask me to be involved with them every day (which I love and at the [...]

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