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The Spine of an Irishman

  • March 17, 2012

Of the Celtic values of honor, loyalty, hospitality, honesty, justice, and courage, Irishman are most known in my walking circles for their courage.  Think about it.  When you think of the Irish, what do you think about? - "Drinking."  Okay.…

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Interviewing (Part I – Introspection)

  • March 3, 2012

Over the last eighteen months, I've done a lot of interviewing and screening candidates for software engineering and project managements positions.  I'd estimate that I've performed over fifty phone screens and interviews.  In addition, I applied for a position as…

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Education – Allocating Resources Properly

  • February 25, 2012

This week Monsignor Bonner, my high school in Drexel Hill, PA, was granted a stay of sentence for at least another year. Bonner and many other high schools and elementary schools in the Philadelphia region were set to shut down…

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A Simple, Beginner’s Meditation

  • February 18, 2012

Meditation can bring greater health, learning, and productivity, so why doesn't everyone do it?  I'm going to postulate that people that do not meditate think you have to be a Buddhist Monk, the Dalai Lama, or Mr. Miyagi to do…

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Finding the perspective to “the good life”

  • February 4, 2012

"If you want happiness for an hour, take a nap. If you want happiness for a day, go fishing. If you want happiness for a year, inherit a fortune. If you want happiness for a lifetime, help someone else." - Chinese…

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Moments – What moment changed you?

  • January 29, 2012

Moments change you.  Some days drift by aimlessly and some hit you like a freight train.  Often those "freight trains" are the moments that change your life.  Do you embrace those moments - both the good and the bad? The…

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