Five-Year Worry Test

I don’t know how, but one of my mom’s famous quotes is circulating in a mailing list. She does use the computer and emails, but she is not an Internet surfer except to check out things that her children suggest. This quote, by far, stands out the most of all of her Momisms. Growing up … Read more

Jeffrey Zeldman

Jeffrey Zeldman: Designer, Author, Visionary, and Speaker Jeffrey Zeldman is an outspoken web designer, author, and speaker. His book, Taking Your Talent to the Web has received high accolades. Zeldman is the publisher and creative director of A List Apart, co-founder and current group leader of The Web Standards Project, a grassroots coalition fighting for … Read more

E-Writing: 21st Century Tools for Effective Communication

Dianna Booher, communications expert and author of over 40 books shares her expertise in her latest book on E-Writing. She focuses on how to improve the quality of business and personal communications. Booher offers advice to fix where it hurts in electronic communication whether it is writing emails, responding to customer service inquiries, or writing … Read more

Bee Season

This was a most unusual book telling the story of a family of four on a quest for God, order, or something that makes sense. Eliza, the nine-year-old daughter is looking to achieve something extraordinary to catch her parents’ attention. Aaron, the nerdy, teen son is looking to get closer to God. Miriam, the mother … Read more

Let Us Blog

Was inspired by Little Blogger Boy, so I mangled “Let it Snow” since we don’t get snow in Texas at Christmas time. It comes at weird times like March. Apologies to Sammy Cahn and Jule Styne, the composers of the original. Let Us Blog Oh the weather outside is frightful But the monitor is so … Read more

StickyMinds on a Fable

Shame on me for not sharing this little secret with you much earlier. StickyMinds from STQE Publications is a resource for everything related to building better software. Here are tidbits from the latest issue: Reflections on “A Fable” is a follow up to last year’s “A Fable.” Parents will understand the similarities between getting a … Read more


Ever since intro of Wayback Machine made news everywhere… It feels like we’re experiencing a flashes from the past each day. Not only do we get a 50th anniversary celebration of “I Love Lucy,” but also we get Michael Jackson in a 30th anniversary TV deal. I still say the gloved one was at his … Read more