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NBA commissioner deploys the nuclear solution

In Current Events on April 30, 2014 at 6:43 pm

Plutonium was
employed to fix the Sterling
Silver conflict. Boom!

And in the NBA, the Sterling-Silver reaction goes nuclear.

And in the NBA, the Sterling-Silver reaction goes nuclear.

“The NBA studied the situation for two days before Silver walked out and handed down the death sentence. Sterling can’t go to games, practices, or the office. He can’t handle any of the business dealings of the franchise. The commissioner will ask the other owners to kick him out of the club, forcing Sterling, the longest-tenured owner in the NBA, to sell the team and disappear.”
Source: http://www.philly.com/philly/sports/sixers/20140430_A_fight_ahead_for_Sterling__Silver.html

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Q: What price freedom? A: An occasional window shake and a little noise.

In Active Listening, Current Events, leadership, Leave Your Comfort Zone on April 28, 2014 at 6:29 pm

Boom! The windows shake.
Boom! Boom! Boom! Fire for effect.
What price freedom? Noise.

Future leaders practice their gunnery skills at the Quantico Marine Corps Base.

Future leaders practice their gunnery skills at the Quantico Marine Corps Base.

Worldwide News: Diets are postponed for at least a week.

In Aha!, Cartooning, Current Events, Tall Tales on April 21, 2014 at 4:57 pm
And in world news ... Diets are postponed for at least a week after Easter.

And in world news … Diets are postponed for at least a week after Easter.

Easter Monday bears
a basket of chocolate.
Diets are postponed.

Consider the lilies of the field

In Current Events, Epiphanies on April 21, 2014 at 4:54 pm

Pope Francis prays for
an end to conflicts worldwide.
Lord, hear our prayers.

Consider the lilies how they grow: they toil not, they spin not; and yet I say unto you, that Solomon in all his glory was not arrayed like one of these.

Consider the lilies how they grow: they toil not, they spin not; and yet I say unto you, that Solomon in all his glory was not arrayed like one of these.

Start pedaling

In Active Learning, Confidence Course Facilitator, Current Events, facilitation skills, High Ropes Course, How To on April 12, 2014 at 5:43 pm

It’s like a bike ride. | You never really forget. | Just start pedaling.

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Hosted a wonderfully productive workshop at the IAFNA 2014 conference. A good time was had by all. And the course evaluations were flattering. Hmmm … Perhaps I should repeat this at MAFN or out at the EDGE.

Is it too late to celebrate?

In Aha!, Cool Ideas, Current Events on April 8, 2014 at 8:40 pm
National Beer Day = April 7, 2014

National Beer Day = April 7, 2014

I wonder if it
is too late to celebrate
National Beer Day?

… I hope it isn’t.

Better late than never, eh?

Prost!

 

Fools’ Play

In Current Events on April 1, 2014 at 7:05 pm
Fools concerns a mythical Ukrainian village around the turn of the century that finds itself cursed with stupidity!

Fools concerns a mythical Ukrainian village around the turn of the century that finds itself cursed with stupidity!

As Ukraine divides,
poets exchange rhyme and verse.
This is not fools’ play.

#NaPoWriMo 2014