Yearly Archives: 2018

X

On February 12, 1884, Teddy Roosevelt wrote a large ‘X’ in his diary followed by the words “The light has gone out of my life”. His wife died that day after giving birth a few days earlier. His mother had … Continue reading

Thoughts on the Debate

Last night the Tennessee candidates for the US Senate, Phil Bredesen and Marsha Blackburn, held their first debate in Lebanon, TN. And from the beginning it was a marked contrast in styles. Bredesen arrived early and spoke to supporters gathered … Continue reading

In the Dark

Let me preface this by saying that I feel like I complain a lot about my candidates, but then if the worst criticism I have is pointing out missteps when it comes to digital outreach then that’s pretty good. Hopefully … Continue reading

Tidying Up

I remember when Steve Jobs introduced the iPhone and demonstrated Safari rendering a web site, the New York Times I believe, and was very proud of the fact that web sites could be rendered on a mobile phone exactly as … Continue reading

Disillusioned

I didn’t really pay attention at the time, but my grandfather was apparently very active in politics during his lifetime. My understanding is that he was a lifelong Republican and worked in some capacity to rally support in and around … Continue reading