A Different Focus

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While putting final touches on a conference program for Saturday, I noticed how many “friends” were on FB.  It was bitter cold – wind chills of up to 30 below in the past 36 hours.  In fact, I could pretty well tell the temperature outside by the number of local “friends” on chat. The conference… Read more »

2010 Census: Take 1

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A Colorado business owner said to a holiday customer visiting from Connecticut, “Hey, I’ve always wondered.  Why is it that those little tiny states back there get so many votes in Congress while we out here in the west have such big states and such few votes?  It’s just not fair!” The system is actually… Read more »

Curl Up with a Good Book

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And then, take it to work. Each of these books is a good winter companion to a cup of hot chocolate. Each can also provoke good thought about the meaning of diversity at work. The Housekeeper and the Professor by Yoko Ogawa (2003, translated 2009) The housekeeper is a single mother who supports her only… Read more »

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