Saturday, September 15, 2012
Sunday, September 9, 2012
Wednesday, September 5, 2012
In 'Are You Better Off?' The Answer Is Less Clear Than It Was in 1980 Mark Landler and John Harwood write "Mitt Romney is hoping the question that helped Ronald Reagan turn around an election will be political kryptonite for President Obama. But it's not so simple in 2012."
Check out the entire piece in The New York Times.
When our oldest kids were two, I remember a mom asking me about "the terrible twos", and if Eason was acting up a lot recently, but he hadn't been. Later she showed me an article explaining the terrible twos, and why it was common behavior for two year olds who are having difficulty with the increased expectations that are placed on them relatively suddenly, because of their increased speech development.
Tuesday, September 4, 2012
In Straightening Out the Work-Life Balance Hannah Seligson says - "Some American employees expect that their workplaces will accommodate the demands of their children. But workers who have to pick up the slack are not always happy about it."
Check out her piece at The New York Times.
Monday, September 3, 2012
Labor Day seemed like a good day for us to continue work on our Koguma Dojo push-up challenge.
In about an hour I did 250 push-ups (sets of 60/60/60/70) and Eason did 95 (sets of 20/20/25/30). We each did a set every ten minutes.
Here is a video of Eason doing push-ups from December 12, 2011:
Sunday, September 2, 2012
Saturday, September 1, 2012
Personal success does not translate into an ability to implement good policy. I wouldn't want a president who treats the country like a corporate acquisition.
You don't need to have lived like the average American in order to be empathetic to them, or be able to implement policies that protect and enable them.
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