Thursday, March 26, 2009

Frail Grasp on the Big Picture

Words of admonition from the Eagles:
And we pray to our Lord
Who we know is American
He reigns from on high
He speaks to us through middlemen

And he shepherds His flock
We sing out and we praise His name
He supports us in war
He presides over football games

And the right will prevail
All our troubles shall be resolved
We have faith in the Lord
Unless there's money or sex involved

Eagles, "Frail Grasp on the Big Picture"

Wednesday, March 18, 2009

NCAA Tournament Stat Guide

My brother in laws and I have a running joke where we are assessed various 'nerd points' for knowing things we shouldn't know like the different varieties of Holsteins... (a sentance like that one is a great set up for a nerd point because Korey would most assuredly jump in to point out that Holstein is in fact a variety of cattle itself). I think you get the drift. At any rate, this would surely qualify for at least a few nerd points were it not sports related (perhaps anyway).

NCAA Tournament Stat Guide

Tuesday, March 10, 2009

Storytelling, Ira Glass

The building blocks:
1. The anecdote
2. The moment of reflection, why are you listening to this story

On finding good stories...

On good taste...

On two common pitfalls...

You have no idea how encouraging this is.

Tuesday, March 03, 2009