Conversations on a Cloud: Dealing with Conflict and Controversy

This past week there was yet another reason for me to stay away from social media: another mass shooting at a school. This makes 18 so far, and we haven't even gotten to the third month of the year. While I have no answers to any of the issues, I do have some strong opinions …

Never Forget… Always Remember

Ok, fire up the barbeque, get out the shorts and flip flops... it's a holiday! After all, that's what holidays are for, right? Right???.... Memorial Day... this is a day of remembrance for those who have died serving our country, protecting its freedoms, and allowing us to live the way we do. We take a day, …

The Beauty of Experience

Long time ago... Freshman year, Central College. I was a young athletic Californian getting used to a strange land - Iowa ;-). I was in the process of meeting some great people, getting used to being on my own (kinda), and learning about different cultural traditions. Now, as a Californian, I felt I was pretty …