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Dear Craig

February 25, 2014






DEAR CRAIG: I think the squirrel in my yard is trying to kill me. Help? — SCARED OF SQUIRREL

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Nancy Sungu EK Radio Presenter
Nancy Sungu EK Radio Presenter

Proud to be Suba!

February 24, 2014






Hey, I've mentioned the support I've provided for the computer center at Mfangano Island, and have recently received a few updates from people who have been using the center. I wanted to share their stories with you. I shared Eric's  story about not being able to press the keyboard buttons earlier this month, and here's… Read more »

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10 women entrepreneurs to follow on Twitter

February 19, 2014






Folks, my team and I have listened to many of the suggestions you've been sending our way, and we've compiled a list of 10 women entrepreneurs that you should follow on Twitter. These women really have their boots on the ground, and are doing good work. Please comment below to share your favorite women entrepreneurs…. Read more »

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Eric Omondi
Eric Omondi

I Could Not Press the Computer Keyboard Buttons

February 13, 2014






Folks, I've been doing some monetary support for the computer center at Mfangano Island, and have recently received a few updates from people who have been using the center. I wanted to share their stories with you. Here's Eric's story: It was in June 7th, 2010 that I first joined Ekialo Kiona Center. Though I… Read more »

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Craigpocketprotector

Why I'm a nerd and not a geek

February 7, 2014






I'm not going to wind up saying that being a nerd is better than being a geek. It's just different and overlapping. I'm pretty much old school. I was brought up during the Eisenhower administration and I fulfill the 50's or early 60's version of the nerd cliché. Y'know, the plastic pocket protector and all… Read more »

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collaborate-and-listenvanillaice

Productivity Hacks: Get Out of the Way

February 5, 2014






Okay, I'm implicitly preceding this with "Hire people who are smarter than you," then "Delegate." Maybe that's cheating, but I figure that 1) it's a cliché, nowadays, and 2) people who're going to do it have done it already. So, the hard part is knowing when to let go. It's hard to let go, but… Read more »

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hollysm1

GI Bill complaint system helps protect vets and families

February 3, 2014






A team of gov't orgs, including Veterans Affairs, Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB), Defense, and Education are working together to help vets and military families regarding the GI Bill and other programs. There's been SOME REPORTS OF abuse by some education orgs regarding this, so they've built "a new online student complaint system where service… Read more »

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Things I Carry: A Nerd's Survival Kit

January 24, 2014






To make sense of the following, consider that I identify as 1. nerd, fifties-style, and 2. customer service rep for over eighteen years. While customer service comes first, my time is also spent in public service and philanthropy, quietly for the most part. For me, all that means I need a lean and effective set… Read more »

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Microsoft Word - MLK08 Project Leader Flyer Fullsize.doc

5 Great Martin Luther King Jr. Photos

January 20, 2014






“Let us realize the arc of the moral universe is long but it bends toward justice” – Martin Luther King, Jr. This motivates most all of my public service and philanthropy and proceed. Folks, been thinking a lot about MLK today, a real good man who was taken from us too soon. Here's 5 great… Read more »

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powire

5 websites you should be glad exist

January 17, 2014






It's a little hard to say, since most of my reading is via RSS feeds. But if I were to pick a few sites I couldn't live without, I'd have to go with the following. Maybe Political Wire for best political summary. HuffPost for general news… Dilbert; Seriously, I lived the Dilbert life for nearly twenty… Read more »

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