Category Archives: Observations

Signal Ratio: An Engineer’s Suggestions for Social Communication Theory

There is a field in electrical engineering called ‘communication theory’ which basically encompasses all of the equations and technologies that it takes in order to get information from one place to another place using electronics. The applications of communication theory … Continue reading

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More On Social Media

In the wake of my colleague’s post regarding social media, I did a bit of thinking about my own interactions. Sure, some of that was prompted by certain world events, but not as much of it as you would think. … Continue reading

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On Social Media

I’ve never been one for large communities of people.  Small groups of social gatherings are fine, and cherished times for me.  Larger groups always seem daunting, even overwhelming at times. Everything happens so quickly, it’s hard to appreciate the moments … Continue reading

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Storage in Plain Sight and Labeling

Confession time, with Becca. I am a labeler.  I have this thing–call it OCD, or just the need to not mess around with things in my home unless it is necessary–Things need to be labeled.  From staple items in a … Continue reading

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Paper Towel-less Home

I admit it. I’m a bit of a treehugger. We recycle in my home as though the act is a religious ritual. The sorting, the separating, the trek down to the recycling bin. It’s always been a part of my … Continue reading

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On Compassion

So, I had a moment of insight the other day when pondering how best to explain compassion to those who have none. Not for any specific reason, it’s just that these are the kinds of things I think about sometimes. … Continue reading

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A Case for Homemade Cleaners

Have you ever stopped and thought about how successful the cleaning industry is? Between ‘health and beauty’ products and ‘home cleaning’ products, we get taken for quite a ride as to what we need, and how much we need to … Continue reading

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