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RamTec 2015 Robotics Summer Camp Now Accepting Applications 

  Marion Ohio’s own RamTec Robotics is accepting applications for their June 2015 summer robotics camp. 30 applications will be accepted for this program that will help students become more adept in their development of robotics and programming skills.  See this link below for more details. URL Link;  http://ramtecohio.weebly.com/uploads/3/7/9/6/3796029/ramtec_15_camp_registration_form.pdf Advertisements

10 Fascinating facts about Earth

An ever present theme in life today seems to be that “I can’t find a job.” While working on an online writing class assignment tonight I came across two very compelling videos chronicling at least 20 different occupational skilled and unskilled jobs in each. Sometimes we just have to sit back and take a look … Continue reading

Are Training Schools Answering Next Generation Workforce?

This is an issue near and dear to my heart. Upon graduation from high school in 1976, my initial dream of a future career was crushed when I realized I would not be able to fulfill it. Undeterred, upon working for the Marion, Ohio division of Whirlpool Corporation I had found a home. That is … Continue reading

Shifting Sands

During the past two weeks here in my hometown Delaware, Ohio the brick and mortar facie has changed. Our beloved independent bookstore “The Beehive” have closed their doors for good. Albeit rather abruptly, the closing leaves more questions than answers. Not even the manager got any notice of the decision until the public was told, … Continue reading

File – 20% Pay Cut For 650,000 Federal Workers copy.pdf

20% Pay Cut For 650,000 Federal Workers copy.pdf Sent from my iPad

Marion County Schools Recieve High Marks in 2013 Robotics Challenge

These two articles highlight the efforts of middle / high school robotics teams taking part in the 2013 VEX / VRC World Robotics Championships held last weekend in Anaheim, California. Reflecting on last years team efforts Marion County school teams improved significantly. Last year one of the competitions actually took place in the Marion County … Continue reading

For Love of The Mambo

I’ve previously posted links to my favorite Band Mambo Legends Orchestra. While listening to them tonight I found another treasure they’ve given us through their dedication and Love of Music, Knowledge, and Education. There are 21st century musicians at the Crane School of Music at CUNY who posed the question as one young man put … Continue reading

OWU History at Our Fingertips

They Say that lightning rarely strikes twice in the same area, but our own Ohio Wesleyan University has done exactly that. This week I saw an article in the “Connect to OWU” section of their website that unveils a new asset available for use at the Beeghley Library. OWU History At Our Fingertips is the … Continue reading

RealClearPolicy – Online Sales Taxes Done Right

As the Online Sales Tax commentary gets more attention from various state governments some of their ideals and even drafted legislation leave much to be desired. During the last two weeks four states have introduced and in some cases passed legislation directing their state’s small businesses to begin collecting online sales taxes in direct violation … Continue reading

Tonight’s Budget Buster

Just about 15 minutes ago I topped off my gas tank at a local United Dairy Farmers Station here in Delaware, Ohio. I paid $3.55 per gallon since I heeded GasBuddy.com’s warning about the imminent price spike at 6:00 pm this evening to an expected average of $3.89 per gallon for regular and higher for … Continue reading