Guest Post from John O'Connor at bloggingwjohno.blogspot.com
Ask any person who has spent significant time hunting and they will echo the dangers associated with the sport. Many potential health issues exist. One of the most significant risks is related to hearing. If you want to hunt regularly, then you need to have a plan in place to avoid dangers that might lead to hearing loss. Many people l... Read More
The year was 1995. It was about 80 degrees and the sun was shining. I was on my way to meet some family members for opening day of fishing season. Oregon is nice in late May, and I wanted to get there as quick as possible. I was travelling from Bend to an area about 20 miles away from Tiller up the South Umpqua River.
When I completed my degree for IT, I had a very specific mental image of what my employment path would look like. I would get my degree, immediately find a career, program at a desk, get promoted, and make a lot of money. Most importantly, I would love doing it. Still, like most careers, it didn't end up how I expected. It took me almost 14 months to secure a position, and when I did, I absolutely hated it. I felt like a prisoner. Of course, I love programming, but when you need to wade... Read More
When our organization where we belong to announced that we are doing an outreach project somewhere in South America, I thought I would join the event and lend a helping hand. Apparently, the community lives on a mountain, meaning they do not have any power supply. They have schools but they do not have slippers to go with their travel going to school. To 'lend a helping hand' we will be bringing staple food, bags and slippers for children, and medicine. However, I found out that we a... Read More