Music Monday: The Head and the Heart

Another shoutout to Shazam for helping me find this new band (for me). While I was out one day I heard a song playing, and thanks to the magic of Shazam, I discovered that the song was Lost in My Mind, by the band The Head and the Heart. I had never heard of them, … Continue reading Music Monday: The Head and the Heart

What Has 12 Thumbs and Has Gained a Few Pounds Since College?

This group of guys. That's me in the gray hoodie with the glasses. I was lucky enough to be invited by one of these guys (the guy on my far right, the far left looking at the picture - the bald guy) to watch yesterday's Flyers hockey game from one of the suites. He had … Continue reading What Has 12 Thumbs and Has Gained a Few Pounds Since College?

Hey Wordle, That Didn’t Seem Fair

Over the past month or so I have become mildly addicted to Wordle, and I realized I needed to play more than just one game a day. So after a little bit of searching, I came across Wordle Unlimited. It's the same exact game, except you can play it as many times as you want. … Continue reading Hey Wordle, That Didn’t Seem Fair

A Wonderfully Entertaining, and Educational, High School Play

My wife and I left the theater in awe tonight, saying to each other, "I can't believe that was a high school play!" The couple we were with had the same reaction. We had just watched Anastasia, a play based on an animated film of the same name from 1997. which was then made into … Continue reading A Wonderfully Entertaining, and Educational, High School Play

Is It Possible That Some Members of Gen Z Will Never Work in an Office?

It is a strange time for those people who graduated from college in the past year or so and then started their first job. Many of these people, often referred to as Gen Z (born after 1997), finished college taking classes remotely, and they began their career working remotely. So it's not out of the … Continue reading Is It Possible That Some Members of Gen Z Will Never Work in an Office?

I May Have Just Found My Calling for When I Retire

I've been watching this nail-biter of a game between Villanova and UConn, and during one of the time-outs, a commercial came on that gave me an idea of how I can make some money when I retire. Here is the commercial: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TerUPvPJ6_A So I thought if Flo's sister is willing to have Flo come to … Continue reading I May Have Just Found My Calling for When I Retire

I Guess I Should Be Teaching More Than Just Accounting

One of the things I remember most about teaching during the Fall 2020 and Spring 2021 semesters was how quiet the classes were in those few minutes before class began. To me, it was a combination of social distancing, masks, teaching freshmen, and cell phones, all of which helped to create a barrier of sorts … Continue reading I Guess I Should Be Teaching More Than Just Accounting

Could This Be My Ticket to a Life of Fame and Fortune?

Here is an excerpt from a post I wrote over five years ago: A couple of years ago I happened to walk outside my house and I noticed one of the neighborhood cats chasing something down our street. When I went to get a closer look, I noticed it was a baby rabbit that appeared … Continue reading Could This Be My Ticket to a Life of Fame and Fortune?

If This Is True, Then I Should Have Lots of Real Friends

In his latest Pinkcast, Dan Pink asks: why are successful people so lonely? To help find the answer, Dan engages the help of Arthur Brooks, Harvard professor and author of From Strength to Strength. Brooks claims that the problem is that while successful people may have many friends — they may not be the right kind. … Continue reading If This Is True, Then I Should Have Lots of Real Friends

Our School’s Mask Requirement Has Been Lifted!

Starting tomorrow, Villanova University will no longer require masks to be worn in our indoor facilities, such as the classrooms. I have been waiting for this day for a while, and it is finally here. Other than a two-week break to start the Fall 2021 semester, we have been wearing masks since the Fall of … Continue reading Our School’s Mask Requirement Has Been Lifted!