Monthly Archives: November 2007

Mitt Romney @ Microsoft

Mitt Romney, former Massachusetts governor and candidate for the 2008 Republican presidential nomination, spoke to members of the Microsoft PAC today on the Microsoft campus in Redmond, WA. My overall impression is that Romney is one of those people who … Continue reading

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Book Review: Reading Like a Writer

Reading Like a WriterBy Francine ProseHarperCollins, New York, 2006 This book for aspiring writers teaches by example. In it, Francine Prose, author of about two dozen works of fiction and non-fiction, examines various aspects of writing by quoting and then … Continue reading

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An Open Letter to Michael Mukasey

Dear Attorney General Mukasey, By all accounts you are an honorable man with a distinguished career record.  Why on earth would you want to sign on with the Bush Administration?  OK, I get it, serving as United States Attorney General … Continue reading

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Chris Bliss: Juggling Genius

A friend pointed me to this amazing video of Chris Bliss juggling to the old Beattles tune Carry That Weight.   Released originally in 2006.  Guess I’m just catching up.    I’d have to say this one tops my previous fave of … Continue reading

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Bill Clinton @ Microsoft

On Friday, I attended a speech given by former president Bill Clinton when he visited the Microsoft campus in Redmond, WA.  Here’s my terribly grainy cell phone picture of Steve Ballmer introducing Clinton. He spoke about his new book, Giving, and the … Continue reading

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