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Retrospectives

It’s been a rough year and a half. For me, it’s been longer, a lot longer. A lot of things have happened and there is a need to have a retrospective for each. This is not the actual retrospective; this is more about me sorting through everything so I can…

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Ideas and Musings

AI – Should We?

AI, Artificial Intelligence, is on our minds. HAL, the malfunctioning AI from 2001: A Space Odyssey that needed to be shut down. Skynet, the self-aware AI in The Terminator that engaged in genocide to survive. The Matrix, AI that has judged humans as viruses and use them as copper-top batteries.…

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I Remember....

The Cutest Show on Earth

In 2008, I left Boeing to join, wait for it…The Cutest Show on Earth. The Cutest Show on Earth, also known as Let’s Pretend Entertainment, was presided over by the indomitable Elisa Hays. Providing four different children’s shows, we toured the American West, putting on shows at fairs and festivals.…

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Ideas and Musings

Big Word Assholes

I was in my voice over class last week when it happened. I used a big word. We were talking about status in terms of creating characters and in the attempt to contribute to the conversation, I used the word “capitulate”. Is “capitulate” a big word? I’m not sure. At…

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My Noodle

My Top 10 Favorite TV Shows

Here are my top 10 favorite TV shows. They are in no particular order, but I will start with my favorite… The Blacklist My own description: The number 1 on the FBI Most Wanted List turns himself into the FBI with an offer they can’t refuse, to become a high…

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I Remember....

Busing Karin…

The Bus. Words that make a person cringe or relax. I’ve ridden more than my share. The following is a bunch of stories on some of my experiences. Trigger Warning: there are some stories that may be hard to read. I’m going to bypass the terror of upsetting my dad…

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