The Cab Calloway Orchestra at Benaroya

Cab Calloway Orchestra at Benaroya Hall Originally uploaded by andai. Tonight I was able to see the Cab Calloway Orchestra, under the direction of Cab Calloway "CB" Brooks, perform at the Benaroya Hall in Seattle. . They put on an amazing show… I have always been a Cab Calloway fan since I saw the movie…

The Sign at the Door

Bible Beaters Beware Originally uploaded by andai. I was walking in this neighborhood and I saw this rather interesting sign that placed on their front door. The sign says “No Bible Beaters! This Means You!” First of all, this simply tells me that whoever lives in this house must be one really angry dude (or…

African Leaders Starting to Show Leadership… Maybe?

I am glad to see that some of the African leaders seem to be actually starting to take their responsibilities a little more seriously. I hope the meeting in Tanzania to discuss the crisis in Zimbabwe and in the Democratic Republic of Congo, and also is only the beginning and that ultimately they will do…

Feeling Much Better Now Though….

I am still tired but certainly feeling much better now… I think this week I want to get more sleep by going to bed a by 10:00 or so… and try and recoup…

Tired and Exhausted… Time to Get Rest

I come home a couple of hours early today to get a little shut-eye. I have been really exhausted these last few days and the last two days have certainly taken their toll… I am beginning to appreciate the fact that there are times your body simply needs to get rest and you can’t keep…

Musical Thoughts from the 520 Freeway

As I sit here on this awesome parking lot they call the highway 520, I find that my daily commute from the east side allows me time to reflect on various issues or simply enjoy some time to myself… I have to admit though that many a time it gets a little tiring to have…

What Was Your Day Like? : 03/21/2007

Considering my previous post, this post seems a little trite. Long, long day, rather stressful since I had to do a demo for a client… though it turned out ok in the end. But, I got home and I am more relaxed now than I have been in the last few days, the only thing…

MS Visio 2007’s Data and Visualization Capabilities

Towards the end of last week and these past couple of days, I been busy working with the rest of my team to get a demo up and running. The final demo will highlight the cool visualization features of Visio 2007 with it’s built in data linkage connectivity that now allows one to retrieve and…

Real Heros Who Truly Inspire

I just read this great article on BBC.co.uk, the title ” Pole who saved WWII Jews honoured” about Irena Sendlerowa, a former social worker who was able to use her position as a social worker to gain access to the Warsaw ghetto and save a number of Jews by either smuggling  them out in various…

Oh Brother, Where Art Thou Headed?

Oh brother, where art thou headed? Time and time again, your family bends over backwards to help you, reaches out to help you succeed. Despite all that they do, you have no desire to be part of the solution, only the problem. Though you do have a problem, you do not want to admit it….

What Makes a Real Hero?

Among my many interests is reading about the lives of men and women who in times of great peril put their own lives on the line to help others who faced the threat of repression and oppression. Often, these folks know that they had everything to lose even though they were doing the right thing….