Archive | 9 February 2012

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A “Proud Papa” Moment

With the arrival of my fourth child coming tomorrow (Friday), I can’t help but brag a little about my oldest. Last night amid the falling snow I ventured out to shovel the front walk. My daughter, who had been playing in the back yard saw me come out the back door and grab my shovel. […]

The Danger of the Single Story

This is a great TED talk about Africa, and all of us. There is a danger in having only one story about any place or person. As the speaker ┬áChimamanda Adichie,┬ásays, the danger in a stereotype is not that it is wrong. Often, there is a seed of truth, but the problem is that the […]