Apple’s annual Worldwide Developers Conference 2020 is taking place this week. But for the first time, it’s not a physical conference — it’s a virtual conference, entirely online, and available not just to developers but to anyone interested. In past years it has been an expensive conference limited to a select number of developers chosen by lottery. Thanks to COVID-19, not … [Read more...] about Apple Announcements Monday at WWDC20
My father passed away 8 years ago at the age of 92. I have many wonderful memories of him, one of which I thought I’d share today. It’s one I’ll never forget and explains a bit of the kind of relationship we had. I was well into my second career at the time, several years into operating the offset printing business I had founded in 1985. The business was growing quickly, … [Read more...] about Happy Father’s Day!
PREFACE…I wrote most of this post yesterday but didn’t get it posted until now. In the meantime, I read a few more articles that have influenced my thinking on my writing in general and led to the writing of this preface. I am giving up. Not on everyone, but on my friends who disagree so strongly with some of my views. I am no longer writing for them, I am no longer trying to … [Read more...] about Face Masks — Again
Juneteenth is a holiday celebrating the liberation of those who had been held as slaves in the United States. Originating in Texas, it is now celebrated annually on the 19th of June throughout the United States, with varying official recognition. Lots of articles have been published online this week about Juneteenth, its history and its possible future as a US National … [Read more...] about Today, June 19th, Is Juneteenth
Long-time passengers of Hagey Coach, Inc. may remember one of our most interesting and colorful drivers, Joe Skrzat. Joe passed away on Monday (6/15/20). He will long be remembered by all who worked with him, and probably by most who rode with him, too! He was 74 and had been in declining health. Joe was a Navy veteran and served in Vietnam. Following a 4-year career in the … [Read more...] about Joseph S. Skrzat Jr. — 1945-2020
RØDE, the Australian manufacturer of quality microphones, mixing consoles, and other equipment used by podcasters around the world (including myself), is currently holding an international competition for podcasters called “My RØDE Cast.” More than 1,700 podcasters from around the world have submitted a 1-2 minute podcast as their entry for a chance at winning some of more than … [Read more...] about “My RØDE Cast” Podcast Competition