Macs Facts

San Marino

San Marino

“Don’t know much about geography…” Here is a photograph of San Marino.

Church?

Church?

All of us have heard at least once in our lives about the person who said something like, “I am a Christian, but I don’t need to go to church”

Japan

Japan

For several years in the 1980s and 1990s I was a consultant to several resort owners/operators in Japan, and also to the Japanese Ministry of Education. During my many trips there I learned some truly interesting things about the country and its people.

The KISS Principle

The KISS Principle

At some point in all our lives someone a teacher, supervisor or friend has tried to explain something to us, and somehow we just don’t get it. We struggled, with whatever the underlying concept was and yet somehow it eluded our comprehension, and eventually we decided that maybe this was an example of something that [...]

California

California

The Golden State is a legendary place that has a great hold on our collective imagination.

In-Land Boating

In-Land Boating

In-Land Boating in New York For many years Barbara and I boated on various parts of the Erie Canal, the Finger Lakes, and the Great Lakes. The first is of course man made, and the other two made much earlier by God.

Alaska

Alaska

One of my favorite academic subjects in grade school was geography.

Economic Indicators

Economic Indicators

Never mind about the Wall Street Journal, or the report about the most recent meeting of the Open Markets Committee of the Federal Reserve Bank, there is now a simpler set of economic indicia which point to the trouble in our economy.

Antecedents

Antecedents

When I was a boy growing up in England, we learned some wonderful historic facts and antecedents.

Wycliffe

Wycliffe

If you have ever doubted the power of the written word, and why powerful dictators often seek to control its distribution, consider the case of John Wycliffe.