Thanksgiving – We Were There!

At this time of year we like to take time to remember Jonathan’s great grandpa Richard Warren who was not only a passenger on the Mayflower but among the ten men in the landing party with Myles Standish at Cape … Keep Reading…


Jonathan Hole – The Late Actor

I originally discovered there was an actor named Jonathan Hole when I noticed the name in the credits of an Andy Griffith Show where he played a guest role in several episodes.  It seems that the actor Jonathan Hole had … Keep Reading…


The Parable of Beer, Taxation, and Redistribution

Suppose that every day, ten men go out for beer and the bill for all ten comes to $100. If they paid their bill the way we pay our taxes, it would go something like this:


United Airlines Breaks Guitars

You need to a flashplayer enabled browser to view this YouTube video A musician named Dave Carroll had difficulty with United Airlines after United apparently damaged his treasured $3500 Taylor guitar during a flight.  Dave spent over 9 months trying … Keep Reading…


Mainframe Sales Training Videos

Early in my career I worked for Attachmate and later CompuWare selling mainframe software solutions.  This video “training” series is a great parody of IT sales, especially in the good ‘ole days! (think Dunder Mifflin meets IBM)  You should watch … Keep Reading…


Martin Luther King – Republican?

It should come as no surprise that Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. was a Republican. In that era, almost all black Americans were Republicans. Why? From its founding in 1854 as the anti-slavery party until today, the Republican Party has … Keep Reading…


A Few Good Expenses!

This is a great video to haul out at the next sales meeting when the travel and expense police are reviewing the latest policies and procedures! (Warning: bad language at end of video) You need to a flashplayer enabled browser to view … Keep Reading…