Category Archives: Off Topic

Cow Rampage: a High School Prank

By | April 28, 2023

[April 28, 2023]  There is always room for a bit of light-hearted, cheery news.  The headlines blared, “Cow Rampages Through Illinois Neighborhood In Alleged Senior Prank Gone Wrong.”  From what I heard, the kids also bought a pig and some chickens with the plan to release them in their school hallways.  This is an old prank idea, dressed… Read More »

A Bit of Military Recruiting Humor

By | October 16, 2022

[October 16, 2022]  Lately, I’ve been poking a bit of fun at the “woke” military recruiting ads.  I think these woke ads are driving men (and, yes I mean “men”) away from joining the military.  Maybe that is their intent.  Nearly every commercial ad incorporates a LGBTI+ person in their efforts to appeal to the newest woke generation. … Read More »

Recent Stupid Things Leaders Say

By | December 6, 2017

[December 6, 2017]  In September last year during the U.S. presidential elections, candidate Hillary Clinton referred to supporters of her opponent Donald Trump as “deplorables.”  Some say that comment helped doom her campaign.  Yet, politicians are not the only ones who say stupid things. For her campaign, it was one of those moments when clear-headed folks just shook… Read More »

Top 20 War Movies

By | November 21, 2015

[November 21, 2015]  Occasionally it’s good to take a break from the challenge of the study of leadership.  Today I’m providing my personal list of favorite war movies … those that made an impression on me when I saw them.  Yes, they’re English movies so the list doesn’t include some great, non-English movies. For some reason these movies… Read More »