Tag Archives: Education

He’s Very Creative

This copyrighted ComputerBob.com post cannot legally appear anywhere else. Back in the 1980s, while I was working on my Master’s thesis, I ran across what became — and still is — my favorite definition of creativity: “The ability to look … Continue reading

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He Wants Apple

This copyrighted ComputerBob.com post cannot legally appear anywhere else. This morning, as usual, I drove to Melissa’s house, to pick her up, with her two grandsons, to do errands and the work of our ministry. Mr. Peanut and his little … Continue reading

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He Works At His Desk

This copyrighted ComputerBob.com post cannot legally appear anywhere else. Mr. Peanut’s grandma (my ministry partner, Melissa), recently got him a new toy. It’s a little desk that he can use when he draws, writes, and colors. But it’s also a … Continue reading

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Faith Healing?

This copyrighted ComputerBob.com post cannot legally appear anywhere else. This morning, in the midst of the current “social distancing guidelines,” and our coronavirus-driven, stay-at-home culture, I was shocked by what I saw on a megachurch’s televised-live Sunday service. Hundreds (maybe … Continue reading

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He’s An Artist

This copyrighted ComputerBob.com post cannot legally appear anywhere else. Yesterday, my dear friend and ministry partner, Melissa, arranged for her two grandsons, Josiah (Mr. Peanut), and his little brother, Ahmari, to discover fingerpainting, using non-toxic paints. While Ahmari got the … Continue reading

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Priorities

This copyrighted ComputerBob.com post cannot legally appear anywhere else. Have you ever thought about how messed up the world’s priorities are? Maybe even, how messed up your own priorities are? For example, last night, Kim Kardashian — a celebrity who … Continue reading

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Mr. Peanut Takes A Stand!

This copyrighted ComputerBob.com post cannot legally appear anywhere else. The following photo just arrived, by text! At only nine months old, Mr. Peanut just figured out how to stand up, all by himself! What a smart guy! Standing up, he … Continue reading

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Stroke Update 27 – Al & Lisa

This copyrighted ComputerBob.com post cannot legally appear anywhere else. Way back in the early 1980s, about 1200 miles north of here, I took a college course from the guy who later became my favorite college professor, Dr. Gene Poor. On … Continue reading

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Stroke Update 9 – Nightmares

This copyrighted ComputerBob.com post cannot legally appear anywhere else. Well, it’s been several days, but I haven’t heard a word back from the survey company or the rehab hospital executives yet, regarding the very disturbing letter that I sent them … Continue reading

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How To Make A Big Decision

This copyrighted ComputerBob.com post cannot legally appear anywhere else. In my work, I often have to deal with people who are facing big decisions. Some times, their lives are messed up due to a series of bad decisions that they’ve … Continue reading

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The Worst Roofing Job Ever

This copyrighted ComputerBob.com post cannot legally appear anywhere else. Many years ago, my wife and I hired a company to replace the roof on our house and garage, up in the Frostbite State. The salesman who convinced me to hire … Continue reading

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Relativity – A Simple Explanation

This copyrighted ComputerBob.com post cannot legally appear anywhere else. Do you understand Einstein’s theory of relativity? Do you understand it well enough to explain it to someone else in a simple enough way that they will probably understand it, too? … Continue reading

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Ranking The Top 10 Chain Restaurants

This copyrighted ComputerBob.com post cannot legally appear anywhere else. When my wife and I are in the mood for some good mashed potatoes, we buy a microwavable tub of Bob Evans mashed potatoes at Walmart. But we don’t eat at … Continue reading

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Tornado Time

This copyrighted ComputerBob.com post cannot legally appear anywhere else. I’ve lived in the midwest U.S., in “tornado alley.” And I’ve lived here in the Sunshine State — a magnet to Atlantic hurricanes. Which is more dangerous? Which is more destructive? … Continue reading

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The 2017 BES Photo Contest Winners

This copyrighted ComputerBob.com post cannot legally appear anywhere else. We’ve probably all seen them in zoos. Where they act like animals that are in zoos. But few of us have ever had the opportunity to see them acting like themselves, … Continue reading

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Getting Connected

This copyrighted ComputerBob.com post cannot legally appear anywhere else. I’ve mentioned it a few times before, so my regular readers may remember. Back in the mid-1980s — before the internet existed — while working on a Ph.D, I took a … Continue reading

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Dominoes Represent Two Billion Years

This copyrighted ComputerBob.com post cannot legally appear anywhere else. A guy was obsessed with the idea of how long our universe has been around. So he thought a lot about how to depict the entire life of the universe in … Continue reading

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Turn Sand Into Liquid

This copyrighted ComputerBob.com post cannot legally appear anywhere else. We all — especially those who live near a beach or desert — know what sand is. At some point, we’ve probably all played with sand, either in a child’s sandbox … Continue reading

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When Are They Safe To Consume? 2

This copyrighted ComputerBob.com post cannot legally appear anywhere else. Lately, I’ve been volunteering at a local megachurch’s foodbank every Saturday morning. Handing out free food to people in need. Specifically, I’m in charge of It is illegal to publish this … Continue reading

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Not Too Young For Jeopardy!

This copyrighted ComputerBob.com post cannot legally appear anywhere else. My regular readers know that my wife and I try to watch the TV game show, Jeopardy! every night. But when I was a kid, I avoided that show altogether — … Continue reading

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