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April 2011

Upcoming concerts!

Who: The Ohlone Wind Orchestra What: OWO Spring Concert (Concert Flyer) When: Sunday, May 8, 2011 at 2pm Where: The Smith Center on the Ohlone College Campus in Fremont, CA. Why: The OWO is probably the closest to a professional group I have had the privilege of playing in. The spring concerts are usually the […]

The surprise war on clutter

As some of you may not know, Sue had to make a trip home for a few weeks to take care of her parents. They are now better, and that is all good. But for a while there I had about 5 weeks of time to myself. Sue and I had been planning on “cleaning […]

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I was going through some papers today and I came across an index card. It was a very important index card at my last job. At my desk there, I had it pinned next to my monitor where I pretty much could not avoid seeing it. The card is a list of four things: – […]

Who watches over youuuuuuuuu

“Blue canary in the outlet by the light switch.” http://www.thinkgeek.com/gadgets/lights/e791/?cpg=fbl_e791

What if we treated Doctors like we treat Teachers?

I think it’s interesting when you contrast careers. Often it’s very effective when contrasting how we teach musicians and artists versus other careers. This one is a very effective illustration on how we treat teachers. An amazing read: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/shaun-johnson/treating-doctors-like-teachers_b_812096.html