Bits and Pieces - June 2012

Paternitas

When I was about a week old, I turned yellow – my liver hadn’t kicked in yet or something. It turns out that isn’t terribly uncommon, but this was in 1978, before WebMD, and my dad only knew that there…

The Razor's Edge, Track 1

So here we are in central Oklahoma, and lots of people are talking about a local sporting event. Nothing unusual about that… except that it’s the middle of June. And those conversations in elevators and around water coolers don’t include…

First Principles

Let’s start with the basics, in the ever-reliable format of the numbered list. If I am fortunate enough to continue posting on our blog, there are a few things you might find helpful to bear in mind. And here they…