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We have research that shows email makes us stupid! A study done in Great Britain, conducted back in 2005, found that email lowers our IQ by 10 points. Hewlett-Packard commissioned the study which found that the constant interruptions of email, instant...
Success in any area of life comes from doing good things on a regular basis. We all have those small, easy-to-perform tasks that when knit together, make life significantly better. Some involve routine maintenance which keep big problems at bay...
I now have a totally re-designed website, and invite you to take a look. The URL is the same as before: http://FrankBuck.org. Everything else is new, including a new hosting service. While I still have content to add, I wanted...
The last post introduced readers to Sally, the 4-year-old Sheltie we adopted Friday from the Sheltie Rescue of East Tennessee. Ironically, as we were making the five-hour drive from Tennessee back home with Sally, another blogger was writing about his...
Our dogs are important to us. Anyone who knows me and Davonia well at all knows that. On Friday, we welcomed a new addition to the family. Sally is a four-year old Shetland Sheepdog. Several months ago, a family surrendered...
This Jeff Foxworthy routine has made its rounds around the Internet for some time. It’s always good for a laugh, mainly because of some of the truth it embeds. You get a secret thrill out of laminating things. You can...
How do you stay on top of trending information in your field? For me, it’s blogs. I have identified about 100 blogs which provide me in the information I need or want. Visiting 100 blogs would be time-consuming, so I...
Welcome to my new website! The project has been one which has taken a great deal of my time on and off for the past few weeks. It has been a learning experience, and has not been without its moments...
How many times have you encountered an Excel spreadsheet where the first and last names were in two different columns and you needed to combine them? Or, perhaps you need to do the reverse. Yes, Excel contains formulas that will...
Some teachers are masters of delegation. They take simple classroom jobs and delegate to students. These teachers realize two important concepts: A teacher cannot do it all. When we delegate those things which a student can do we create more...