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The Sound of Silence for the New Millennium

Tuesday, October 10th, 2017

Remake by the heavy-metal band, Disturbed. Well done and very powerful.

Happy Independence Day!

Tuesday, July 4th, 2017

Merry Christmas

Sunday, December 25th, 2016

Happy Thanksgiving from Lawlatte

Thursday, November 24th, 2016

Taken at Shades State Park, early November.

Ports of Indiana Explore Options for Fourth Port

Tuesday, November 15th, 2016

Port information starts at 0:55 Inside INdiana Business Why is this categorized as “Agriculture? More than 1/3 of the shipborne freight at Indiana Ports is corn. Other agriculture products at Indiana Ports include ethanol, soybean meal, and fertilizer.

Stages of Autonomous Driving

Tuesday, August 30th, 2016

Read the article and view the full slideshow at Internet of Things. The agriculture industry has integrated Level 4 for field use (known use area).  Self-driving tractors and combines automatically steer, adjust speed, and perform a number of other automatic functions so that the operator can focus on other things (like planting or combining depth, […]

10 Common Misconceptions about the Constitution

Wednesday, December 30th, 2015

Thanks to Robert McWhirter for this post over at the ABA Journal.  Click the link to the article to read more information about the US Constitution. 10 Common Misconceptions about the Constitution  Most voters today would not have had the right to vote under the original Constitution. Many of the rights we take for granted were […]

Indiana Grown

Wednesday, July 29th, 2015

Indiana Grown is a membership initiative to recognize all the great things “grown in Indiana.” Requirements for membership are to offer products that fall into one of these categories: 100% Indiana – Products within this category must be grown in Indiana and/or all ingredients must come from Indiana. Prepared in Indiana – Product ingredients can […]

20 Misused Words

Monday, June 1st, 2015

Properly written documents can be compelling.  The same document, badly-written, can be dismissed, and the important message lost. One of my pet peeves is a meme with a message full of grammar errors.  Even worse is a YouTube video rife with misspellings.  Below is a unfortunate production of an otherwise touching Memorial Day video, set to music of […]

Who does the “office housework?”

Monday, February 9th, 2015

Intriguing article from Sheryl Sandberg and Adam Grant in the New York Times, “Women at Work” section, highlighting the differences between women and men in the office workplace.  Even when roles are equal – or when a woman is in a superior role – women either self-appoint or are appointed the “office housework” tasks more […]

Late October in North-Central Indiana

Tuesday, October 28th, 2014

Beautiful fall colors – grass still green, and my roses are blooming again. Please enjoy the photos.  

The Courage of Split-Second Decision-Making

Monday, December 23rd, 2013

I don’t dream (or, at least, I usually don’t remember my dreams), but this morning I woke with an odd dream fading from my memory, centered around the consequences of split-second decision-making.   The circumstances of my dream have completely left me, but I did ponder about it as I went through my morning routine. As […]

Writing Tips from Execupundit

Monday, December 9th, 2013

Simple, but important.  I have learned some of these tips the hard way. Please take a minute and check it out: Writing Tips from Execupundit  

Veteran’s Day Thank you

Monday, November 11th, 2013

Landfill Harmonic

Thursday, October 10th, 2013

You go through your day, with your first-world frustrations, thinking that life is so hard… Here’s some perspective.  Simply, awesome.