In Defense of Return of the Jedi

In Defense of Return of the Jedi

False equivalency is a serious danger to reasonable debate. Wait, wait! This isn’t another rant about the U.S. Presidential Election. No, my concern is something more impactful to our democracy, our society, and our culture: ranking the Star Wars films. Like many of...
15 Cents Per Kilowatt Hour

15 Cents Per Kilowatt Hour

I’m sitting across the counter from my husband while he expresses his frustration. Loudly. “When you add up the rate we pay, the usage charge and all of these fees, these people are charging us 15 cents per kilowatt hour.” He’s not happy. Neither am I. When we lived...
I Love 2×2 Matrices

I Love 2×2 Matrices

I’ve spent most of my career in a “consulting type” job, either working for a major consultancy or in a project-oriented corporate role. Consulting typically involves running or assisting on projects that are tasked with solving a specific problem. And problem solving...
In Honor of the Primaries…

In Honor of the Primaries…

It’s been a while since I published a blog entry. I have a few in various stages of drafting, but I need a push to get at least one of them out the door. So, rather than wait, please help me by voting on one of these topics. I promise to publish by the end of next...