Author Archives: Jay

keeping america great…

CNBC had this hour-long special, in a town-hall format, titled, “Keeping America Great“. It was a Q&A with Warren Buffett and Bill Gates. Learned a little there. For one, I did not know Warren Buffett was one of the voices … Continue reading

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single story…

Thanks to Markendya, I know about this beautiful story-teller, Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie. If you get a chance, listen to her reading.

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that’s deep…

Tic’Tic in 10,000 BC: A good man draws a circle around himself and cares for those within. His woman, his children. Other men draw a larger circle and bring within their brothers and sisters. But some men have a great … Continue reading

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for the new year – 2010

I had this list of goals for the new year, in 2007. Then in 2008, I did very little towards that list. OK, in this past year, I’ve actually started learning a new language/platform – Grails/Groovy. So that’s one out … Continue reading

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kiva team…

Brian M. got me to join Kiva. I always knew it was a top-notch form of helping others, but i never really got into it. We started a Kiva team, The Society of the Humane, and it’s pretty awesome (both … Continue reading

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wounded warrior…

There’s this awesome program, Wounded Warrior, aimed at helping troops that have come home injured, get back on their feet. These men and women do a ton for us in their existence alone. Check it out their stories on Overstock … Continue reading

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support the Prior Lake House Move

As usual, the Twin Cities Habitat for Humanity (TCHH) is helping make lives better. Thanks to generous house donation by Jerry and Terry Shrank, TCHH will be moving the house with renovations to a lot they’ve purchased in Prior Lake. … Continue reading

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outback detergent…

Whose a sexy bird?

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gold for grits…

This guy’s intensity is unmatched. Gold for oatmeal? Not in this economy. Grits for Gold Funny Videos | Spoofs | TV & Movie Spoofs

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What if loggers ran the world…

I love the modern twist on the King Solomon how-to resolve disagreements. Nice.

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