We are in Boston today, visiting our friend, David Ginnings, who began working at Harvard recently as a digital learning designer. He and I worked together back in Missouri. He and his family moved to Boston last spring, and they are very happy in their new, incredible city. Betsy and I  took the train to … Continue reading GO WEST, MIDDLE-AGED MAN! GO WEST!



This happened yesterday in Florida. "To see people from different races and genders come into action to help TOTAL strangers is absolutely amazing to see!! People who didn't even know each other went HAND IN HAND IN A LINE, into the water to try and reach them. Pause and just IMAGINE that." (Jessica Simmons, a … Continue reading CHAINED


The two most common questions we get from strangers are, "How do you pronounce the name of your state?" And, "What is that rig you're driving?" Okay, the first one's easy. To our knowledge, the letter 'i' never makes the 'uh' sound, in the English language. Therefore, it's a settled issue: It's pronounced MissourEE! We … Continue reading VAN-ITY