Asis Likes Opera (and he owns the yard)

It’s wonderful when you share joys with your neighbors. One of my joys is music. Can’t get enough and there’s not much I don’t like. Or at least recognize cultural value in. I noticed Asis the Hawk a’bobbin and a’weavin’ to some classic tunes. Opera. I enjoy a good opera. A good Gilbert and Sullivan. … Continue reading “Asis Likes Opera (and he owns the yard)”

Discussions with Asis the Hawk

Picking up from last week’s Abis the Hawk, we continue our daily hawking. This time with a male, Asis. Asis spends much time in our trees, observing. I wonder if he remembers being a tyrannosaur? Of feeling the blood to lesser behemoths flow down his sides, of hearing their death cries as his mighty raptorous … Continue reading “Discussions with Asis the Hawk”

The Unfulfilled Promise of Online Analytics, Part 3 – Determining the Human Cost

Note: this post originally appeared as a blog arc on my old Analytics Ecology blog. I’m resurrecting the complete arc here as it’s referenced in That Think You Do‘s “Unhealthy Comparisons” chapterEnjoy! Knowledge will forever govern ignorance, and a people who mean to be their own governors, must arm themselves with the power knowledge gives. … Continue reading “The Unfulfilled Promise of Online Analytics, Part 3 – Determining the Human Cost”

That Th!nk You Do Chapter X+4 – Can’t Be Happy? Blame Your Parents

(Another chapter in my forthcoming non-fiction That Th!nk You Do (note the clever change in the title? Gotta love those creatives, don’t you?) The fascinating chapter numbers are due to unfinished editing. I hope to share the bookcover soon) Are you happy? Do you have a positive outlook on life? Is the glass usually half … Continue readingThat Th!nk You Do Chapter X+4 – Can’t Be Happy? Blame Your Parents”