Archive for March 2009

What is wrong with bankruptcy, anyway?

Posted 25 March 2009 by
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It is old news that some AIG top executives had signed contracts for 2008 that promise a “bonus” that is at least equal to their bonus from 2007. These executives may be able to sue for double damages in Connecticut courts if the contracts are broken. Apparently it isn’t just AIG executives that find that [...]

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How to become a famous blogger

Posted 17 March 2009 by
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I found this on the web. It seems appropriate enough. Cartoon by Dave Walker. Find more cartoons you can freely re-use on your blog at We Blog Cartoons.

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Some stories about me

Posted 10 March 2009 by
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This isn’t self-revelation. This is three stories of how others perceived me. One of these stories goes back to when I was in college. Two happened where I was working in the early part of this decade. John the Baptist One of my activities in college was playing organ for church services. I did not [...]

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But what if the cloud goes away?

Posted 10 March 2009 by
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From Twitter, I read Andy Carvin’s tweets from FOSE during the keynote address by Chris Anderson. This tweet caught my attention: chris: i’ve stopped using word and excel, now use Google Docs and keep my stuff in the cloud. #fose My thoughts are what happens if there is a sunny day and the cloud goes [...]

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One of the reasons I live here

Posted 10 March 2009 by
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One of the reasons I live hereOriginally uploaded by rrchapman The snow yesterday had one silver lining. Well, maybe a pink lining would be more accurate. This is looking to the northeast from my living room at the Cascade Mountains. The sun is setting in the west, as is its custom. The brilliant color was [...]

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Here’s to you, Bishop Robinson

Posted 9 March 2009 by
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Bishop Robinson Preaching at St. Mark’sOriginally uploaded by rrchapman I consider myself an evangelical top-to-bottom. I’m sure this quote by the Rt. Rev. V. Gene Robinson will set a few tongues-a-waggin’. It’s not that I think the bishop doth protest too much. I’ve heard him preach two times. The second sermon hardly mentioned “the troubles” [...]

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