30 For 30 is a feature on ESPN, where they tell life stories about sports figures, recap famous games, and have short features on sports-related stuff. I wanted to do something about me that's similar and, hopefully, interesting: 40 memorable and good moments of my life, leading up to my 40th birthday. I will post … Continue reading 40 ’til 40
Part of the weekly homework assignments for my "Intercultural Communication" class is to watch a video (or set of videos) relating to the topic that we are studying, One of the 8(!) videos for the unit on 'Perception' is from Syrian-born, spoken word poet, Amal Kassir. It is a 16 minute video from the TEDx … Continue reading “What’s Your Name?”
I am halfway through Week 4 of the semester. On this week's menu, still: 3 exams, all due Sunday night: Systems Security II (on Cryptography), Systems Development II (basics of Java programming), and Telecommunications II (on IP packets) 2 quizzes, by Sunday, on Java and Mobile Security Finish a paper on Housing in Different Cultures, … Continue reading “Night Walks”: Schedule Change
Louisville is recovering from an ice and snow "storm" as I settle into my in my own apartment again. Hey, 3-4" of snow and ice is more than we've had in nearly 2 years! Song: "City Living" by Hypnotic Brass Ensemble It's a Christmas Miracle - Louisville started 2018 with 5 DAYS without a homicide! ... and … Continue reading Inside The NEW Terrordome!
This time last year, I took 12 credit hours at Western Kentucky University (online), while working 24 hours per weekend at one job (TRIMARC) and scattered hours at a 2nd job (Kinetic The Technology Agency). I ended up with a 3.00 GPA for the semester but was badly exhausted by the time Finals ended. I … Continue reading Fall 2017 Finals
(Tuesday 2:40 AM) Technically, Finals Week starts on Monday, December 4th, but I actually have a Final in about 11 1/2 hours. In the next 9 days: 2 HW assignments (Database Admin II and Systems Security) 1 Quiz (Security) 1 Exam (Security); I nearly failed the Systems Design Exam earlier 4 Finals (including the Telecom … Continue reading “Night Walks”: ‘And So It Begins’
(random thoughts and events going on in and around my life) Music - 2 tracks, this time: "I'll Still be True" by Sharon Jones and The Dap Kings "Double Bass" by Gorillaz I do not own these videos! 11 Days. That's how long I have until my first Final of the semester is due. I say … Continue reading Inside The Terrordome