Just a glimps of Las Vegas...

Yes, one of only a few pictures of Vegas I can share...remember the rules people! What happens there, stays there!


My son David worked hard while I was away in Nashville for commencement and filled my office with balloons for my return!

I'm still getting rid of balloons to this day.


The Illustrated Guide to a Ph.D. - Business Insider

The Illustrated Guide To A Ph.D.

Matt Might, Matt.Might.Net Mar. 16, 2012, 2:43 PM 626,101 31

Every fall, I explain to a fresh batch of Ph.D. students what a Ph.D. is.

It's hard to describe it in words.

So, I use pictures.

Read below for the illustrated guide to a Ph.D.

Imagine a circle that contains all of human knowledge:

By the time you finish elementary school, you know a little:

By the time you finish high school, you know a bit more:

With a bachelor's degree, you gain a specialty:

A master's degree deepens that specialty:

Reading research papers takes you to the edge of human knowledge:

Once you're at the boundary, you focus:

You push at the boundary for a few years:

Until one day, the boundary gives way:

And, that dent you've made is called a Ph.D.:

Of course, the world looks different to you now:

So, don't forget the bigger picture:

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Capella Commencement - Nashville, TN - 2014

Meeting Dr. Caroline Howard (my dissertation committee chair and mentor) at the President's Dinner.

My tweet when viral at the President's Dinner!

With my 'Capella Support' system in Nashville.

A beautiful sunrise in Nashville prior to Commencement.

The County Music Center in Nashville, TN where the Capella University Commencement was held.

Me getting ready to head to practice...

Hanging out with my fellow cohort and friend Dr. Kennedy Amofa in the line up room prior to commencement.

The facility fills in for Commencement.

Receiving my academic hood during commencement with the new Dr. Christopher Beebe. I love this picture as it shows Dr. Howard, my mentor, in the background.

At last the long doctoral journey comes to an end! Now for the next adventure...

1st Blog Post With Postach.io!

Well, I've changed blogging tools once more! Initially I used raw HTML, then Blogger, and after that WordPress, and now I'm using Evernote along with Postach.io

Postach.io makes it very easy to blog! You just make a note in your Evernote folder and it automatically publishes your blog when you use tags like #publish! Very cool technology....and a lot easier than HTML!

What? Your not familiar with Evernote!? You should be - it's like your own personal notebook that you can take with you everywhere! Cloud technology, here we come!