Happy Thanksgiving – What I’m Thankful For

I’m thankful to be husband to my sweetheart Richelle and for being a dad to my awesome daughter Emma. Our anniversary is this weekend. Our 11th! I’m thankful for a family that has grown over the years, that has faced tremendous challenges and difficulties and has become closer. We’re blessed to have one another. Our […]

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Gotta relearn this – Extreme’s “Hole Hearted”

YouTube: “Extreme – Hole Hearted “: Call me a hippie but I believe that you shouldn’t let ego ever get in the way of love and being there for others. Only that truly matters. This song sings that loud Life’s ambition occupies my time Priorities confuse the mind Happiness one step behind This inner peace […]

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Artists making a difference and true bravery

Philly.com: Daniel Rubin: Portrait helps girl in her brave fight: “She bounded through the door, jumped up onto the platform, whipped out her cell phone, and said to the person on the other end, ‘Dude, I’m getting my portrait painted.’ “ More at CHOP’s page on the “Face to Face Portrait Project”

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On the Value of Computer Science

The Chronicle of Higher Education: “Decoding the Value of Computer Science”: Computer science exposed two generations of young people to the rigors of logic and rhetoric that have disappeared from far too many curricula in the humanities. Those students learned to speak to the machines with which the future of humanity will be increasingly intertwined. […]

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