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We’re Just Bloggers

One of my blogs, The Art of Self Education, is generating some great traction lately with traffic increasing steadily. Of course I’m pleased. It’s gratifying to see that blog doing so well. Lots of folks have started to consider me an expert in the area of self education. Maybe I am, but only as much […]

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The Fat Man Singeth (Short Short Story)

I have an affection for what’s come to be known as the short short story. In May 2006 I was inspired by a relationship I observed and wrote this story. I hope you enjoy it. Maggie couldn’t remember when she finally really saw Alfred. They had been acquainted for so many years that when they […]

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Q&A with Sir Ken Robinson

I read Sir Ken Robinson’s book, The Element: How Finding Your Passion Changes Everything, and loved it. I posted a link to a great TED Q&A session with Robinson on my The Art of Self Education blog. Check it out. It’s great.

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Humanity Isn’t Doomed

This week I had an experience that restored my faith in humanity and the basic goodness of people. Two specific events led to me to feeling this way. San Francisco undertook a massive community H1N1 vaccination effort for thousands of city residents. All vaccinations were free and they did thousands of the vaccinations over the […]

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Nuturing Creativity

We are all creative people. How we create and what form that creation takes varies dramatically, but we are all creative. However, creative people often struggle with the process. Anguish and self-doubt often pervade the creative process for many. For anyone who has ever felt this way, please watch this video. It helped me and […]

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Nine to Five – A Poem

Here’s a poem I wrote in May of 1980. At the time I was working as an Administrative Assistant and bemoaning the drudgery of corporate life I was dealing with at the time, which is quite clear from the poem that came out of me that day. Maybe you’ve had these same feelings at your […]

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Facebook Makes Learning Names Easier

This is a post that appears on my The Art of Self Education blog dedicated to providing information, inspiration and resources for adult self learners. One of the skills that benefits everyone in terms of networking and productivity is learning people’s names. Once you are introduced to someone, it’s amazing how impressive it is to […]

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A New Venture – Race Bannon Media

I’m an extremely happy corporate employee these days. I have one of the best jobs around with interesting work, a great boss, a great team I manage, and a great environment filled with people who respect what I do. It’s fulfilling in so many ways. I’m lucky and I know it. However, there’s still a […]

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