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Sprint M2M Sponsored a 5K to Honor Connor Lynch & I Just Cried

I’ve spent the last six months working very closely with Sprint M2M (machine to machine). In addition to a zillion other devices there are OBD2 diagnostic devices that run on the Sprint M2M network. These devices plug into the diagnostic port of your vehicle and share information with the vehicle owner.

Because I am surrounded […]

Discipline and Punishment in the Second Grade

I thought I knew what discipline meant. The Latin root is disciplina which encompasses education, training and order. Tufts says that disciplina is┬áinstruction, tuition, teaching, training, and education and I’d always known discipline to be a benign word, positive even as it relates to children and education. Unfortunately I was wrong. You see, when […]

Thanksukah and the Birthdays

Jane’s birthday is this weekend. Halloween is today. Since Jane is too old for a pi├▒ata we have to be creative about unloading the candy if she goes Trick or Treating. My son has always disliked Trick or Treating. He is much too pragmatic to be bothered begging for candy on a cold night. […]

Q: How Much Money Does McDonald’s Give to Ronald McDonald Houses? A: Not Much

If you’re ever driven past or needed one of the 322 Ronald McDonald Houses I’m assuming like me your heart warmed at the iconic clown who provides “a loving home away from home to families needing to be near their seriously ill or injured children while they’re being treated at metropolitan area hospitals.” Based […]

People Doing Great Things

The past week has been about animals. A lot of animals.

First off I was given some tickets the Morris Animal Foundation Gala and was asked to host two tables of friends. Well that’s easy. Betty White was being honored as she’s leaving their board of directors after 42 years. What I found fascinating is […]

Twelve Years

We’ve waited twelve years and three months and for the first time ever we’ve looked our son in the eyes. Plural. They’re aligned. He doesn’t have double vision, a head tilt or dimming vision.

Of note: I also didn’t pass out during yesterday’s surgery or recovery… which makes it a very different experience than the […]