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Hour of Code 2017 is Almost Here

Computer Science Education Week is December 4-10, 2017 . As a reminder, Hour of Code is almost here, and this year marks the 5th anniversary of this global event. In 2013, Hour of Code was launched by an organization called Code.org during Computer Science Education Week by twin brothers Hadi and Ali Partovi. Since then, … Continue reading

Gas Prices Are Stable This Week of Thanksgiving 2017

Since my last post on gasoline prices three weeks ago, fuel prices rose upward as much as 9 cents before falling back to today’s current national average of $2.542 per gallon for regular grade. While this price is about 40 ¢ higher than a year ago, the good news is that it is less than … Continue reading

12 Small Business Facts You Should Know for Small Business Saturday 2017

This coming Saturday, November 25, 2017, is Small Business Saturday® – a day to celebrate and support small businesses in your community as well as online. As a small business owner, I encourage you to shop small on this day, but don’t stop there. Patronize small businesses every day of the year. The term, small … Continue reading

Training for Sexual Harassment, Diversity and Project Management Requirements Has Less Than Stellar Outcomes! Why?

It’s been about six weeks since the New York Times broke the Harvey Weinstein sexual harassment scandal with accusations stretching back a few decades. At the time, I wondered how long it would take before this story would be pushed onto the no longer news back-burner? A short answer is not any time soon as … Continue reading

Happy Veteran’s Day 2017

Veterans Day is an official United States public holiday, observed annually on November 11, that honors military veterans (persons who served in the United States Armed Forces). It coincides with other holidays, including Armistice Day and Remembrance Day, celebrated in other countries that mark the anniversary of the end of World War I. Major hostilities … Continue reading

STEM: Why is Science Always Changing?

Periodically, I revisit some of my earlier posts to identify if an update with new information is warranted. One of those posts deemed worthy of an update is STEM: What is Science?  An accompanying question is Why is Science Always Changing?, the subject of today’s post. Why is science always changing? This question gets asked … Continue reading

Average Gas Prices Are Expected to Rise During the First Week of November 2017

It’s November 1st and there are exactly two months left in this calendar year. November 1st is also a reminder that we are about three (3) weeks away from the beginning of the year-end holiday season. U.S. households traditionally spend more on food, gifts, and other items including gasoline. That said, this is a good … Continue reading