Thursday, August 25, 2011

Steve Jobs


announcement that Steve Jobs was resigning from his post as CEO at Apple hit me like a brick. What would the world be like without Apple? Here is a link to see all the patents Jobs has: Steve Jobs Patents (NYT)
Enough said.

Tuesday, August 23, 2011

Pat Summit's courage

It was with a heavy heart and great dismay to learn the news of Lady Vol's winning basketball coach Pat Summit share her diagnosis: early onset dementia. With frank and honest grace, she shared the news today:
Pat Summit's announcement
NY Times has a good article:

Friday, August 19, 2011

Super committee

A few weeks ago I had an assignment to illustrate the 'super committee' that's been formed to vote on budget reform. Half are Democrats and half Republicans, and the hope is that they can come to an agreeable solution to several budget cuts and issues. The term 'super' applies to the fact that this particular group overrides many hurdles and their decisions can be enacted fairly quickly.

I chose to approach with a little bit of humor while making the point.