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Click-Click! Gas Prices Continue to Tick Upward

If a picture is worth 1,000 words, consider the above chart (Source: GasBuddy.com) one to add to the gallery. While I hadn’t planned on writing another post on gas prices this soon, the continuing upward  tick in prices at the pump spurred me to do so.  Here are the price stats based on today’s average … Continue reading

Numbers: Football in America – 2018 Draft and the Odds of Hearing “Welcome to the NFL”

The first day of the NFL’s 2018 Draft is here! There are many, many persons who have been waiting for this very special day to arrive. This year, the three-day event will be held at the AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas. The draft can be viewed as a fierce battle for some of the very … Continue reading

Gas Prices Are Up 35 ¢ Over One Year Ago

This is Day 113 of Calendar Year 2018 and one thing is certain: gas prices are on the rise. My last fill up was the week before Easter Sunday. I haven’t driven my vehicle much since then because the passenger window was shattered and needed to be replaced. After leaving the repair shop this past … Continue reading

Earth Day 2018: Reducing Plastic Pollution

We are one day away from Earth Day 2018! This year’s theme, reducing plastic pollution, has a special focus and meaning for each of us. The earth is literally being covered in plastic and not in a good way! Plastic pollution is poisoning our oceans and land, injuring marine life, and affecting our health! Reducing … Continue reading

Unconscious Bias: Rethinking That Next Cup Of #Starbucks Coffee

Like many of my posts, today’s musing on the above topic was not planned, but evolved along with an incident captured by a citizen video that went viral along with the threat of a national boycott of a global company. It is in response to the arrest of two black males last week, Thursday, April … Continue reading

Cows Are Mooing About Face Recognition Software  

Moo Moo Buckaroo! If you read my blog on a regular basis or occasionally, you probably know that I read a lot and that’s probably a good thing, right? While searching for information on specific topics, I often stumble upon some interesting posts that probably are of little interest to anyone other than me. There … Continue reading

Numbers: Teacher Salaries in the United States

This was an interesting week for numbers in the U.S. At the beginning of this first week in April, I was initially drawn to numbers associated with mass shootings in America as news was received of yet another incident at the You Tube Headquarters in San Bruno, CA on Tuesday, April 3, 2018. However, another … Continue reading