Top Ten Fraudulent Self-Help Gurus: #1, M. Scott Peck

M. Scott. Peck I never liked him because the first line of his famous book, The Road Less Traveled, says Life is Difficult.  My mom and her friends all read this book.  My mom used to constantly remind me that yes, Richard, Life Is Difficult.  This got me depressed.  And my mom’s friends too. Hence, the future success of Prozac …

Richard CummingsTop Ten Fraudulent Self-Help Gurus: #1, M. Scott Peck

New Bloggers: Three WordPress Forum Rules You Must Know

First off, I want to send a big thank you to all of those people on the WordPress forums who have helped me and helped others.  As someone relatively new to blogging, your help has been indispensable.  Many new people join the WordPress forums everyday.  After having used the forums for a modest amount of time, I realized that there …

Richard CummingsNew Bloggers: Three WordPress Forum Rules You Must Know

Did John Edwards Mean What I think He Meant?

When someone has no good reason to say something, they might be saying more than you think. As I got to thinking who would win the November elections (Barack, Hillary, McCain) today, I thought of the words John Edwards spoke to Wolf Blitzer while he was still in the race…”I am the most electable of the three of us in …

Richard CummingsDid John Edwards Mean What I think He Meant?

Barack Obama, Jack Bauer, and Vicky’s Father

Barack Obama, Jack Bauer, and Vicky’s Father “He’ll have you be a Communist before you leave this house,” Vicky’s mother said to me as I entered their house for a weekend stay in Paysandu, Uruguay.  She was referring to her husband, who is a member of the Frente Amplio party in Uruguay.  He was also tortured.

Richard CummingsBarack Obama, Jack Bauer, and Vicky’s Father

Quick Solutions: Organize Your Internet Explorer Favorites

Quick Solutions:  Organize Your Internet Explorer Favorites  I was just starting to research an article that I am going to write.  When doing so, I usually create an Internet Explorer Favorites folder to hold all of the related material.  However, expediency often intervenes and I just “favorite” something without putting it into a folder.

Richard CummingsQuick Solutions: Organize Your Internet Explorer Favorites