The Way I See It!

I am an Ultra-Conservative, Alpha-Male, True Authentic Leader, Type "C" Personality, who is very active in my community; whether it is donating time, clothes or money for Project Concern or going to Common Council meetings and voicing my opinions. As a blogger, I intend to provide a different viewpoint "The way I see it!" on various world, national and local issues with a few helpful tips & tidbits sprinkled in.

Keira Knightley In an Anti-Domestic Violence Commercial

Crime, Health, Info, Life, Medical, Safety

****Warning – The commercial is very graphic and may not be suitable for younger audiences or those who might be offended.


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Poem - The Flowing River Of Life

Life, Poetry

This is a poem I wrote for my aunt’s funeral.

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January 26 2009

Kids, Life

Today my son Ryan Dean would have been 4 years old.


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No Penny For The Thought

Info, Life, Money

US Mints $ 36 Million Worth of Pennies - Costs $ 50 Million


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Pearls Of Wisdom - Parenting

Culture, Generations, Info, Kids, Leadership, Life, Parenting, Tips

Parenting from a new father’s perspective.  First I would like to share my thoughts on Fatherhood.


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How We & History Can Be Wrong

Culture, Life

One of my Professors in college told me “The victor writes the history!”  One of his most famous discussions was “The Midnight Ride of Paul Revere” and how we in fact don’t know if Paul Revere was the one to warn the colonists at the time in question.  He could live with the fact we don’t know exactly which leg of the ride the quote came from (multiple riders on the route), but the fact that the quote of "The British are coming!" is wrong. 


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Life's Lessons

Culture, Life

First some info on the Webkinz so readers are up to speed courtesy of Wikipedia.


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Recognizing and Avoiding Logical Fallacies

Culture, Debates, Education, Leadership, Life, Policy, Rant Rave, Vote

Day 20 – Still No real response from the Mayor – Inability to make decisions based on anything other than his own self-interest


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Standards, Morals, Ethics

Culture, Leadership, Life

Day 19 – Still No real response from the Mayor – We expect more & got less


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What happen to the Democrats?

Culture, History, Leadership, Life, National, National Politics, Policy, Vote

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Truth a Perspective?

Culture, Leadership, Life, Policy, Rant Rave

Day 10 – Thursday May 15th 2008 - Still No real response from the Mayor – His public forum response said nothing


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April Top 10

Computer, Constitution, Cudahy, Culture, Economy, Education, Health, History, Internet, Kids, KRM, Leadership, Life, Master Plan, Mayor, Meeting, Metra, Milwaukee Wave, retail, Safety, school, Talk Back, Taxes, TIF, Top 10 Review, Vote, Wal-Mart, Wave, Wisconsin


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So you want to be a better person

Leadership, Life, Tips

So, you want to be a better person for yourself and your fellow mankind.  If you so choose to make it happen, it is as easy as four simple steps.  Here is how you can accomplish that.


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To Copy or Not To Copy

Culture, Education, Life

Plagiarism – Most people do it every day without even knowing about it.  You hear something on the news or in talking and now you accept it and state it.


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Cigarette Butts Contain Enough Nicotine To Kill Your Child!

Education, Health, Kids, Life, Medical, Safety, Smoking, Tips

Source Here:


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Q & A With Gerber

Health, Kids, Life, Medical, retail, Safety

This is my email to Gerber about the safety of plastics for children and their response.


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Gag Order

Cudahy, Leadership, Life, retail, Talk Back, Wal-Mart, Wisconsin

Gag Order - Judicial ruling barring public disclosure or discussion (as by the press) of information related to a case; broadly: a similar nonjudicial prohibition against the release of confidential information or against public discussion of a sensitive matter.  (Definition by Merriam-Webster)

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Common Sense Policy?

Culture, Life, National Politics, Policy, Wisconsin

While bopping around on the other My Community Now cities sites.  I came across this link and story on Franklins’:


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Talk Back - How to Make Our City Grow

Crime, Cudahy, Leadership, Life, Metra, retail, Talk Back, Wal-Mart, Wave, Packard Plaza

Many communities have found the right mix of housing, retail and manufacturing to keep it viable and Cudahy needs to do the same.  Cities are places where people can live, learn, work, visit and play.  They should offer a wide range of services - schools, parks, health care, stores, restaurants and transportation, just to name a few.  Cities that are vibrant, safe, and attractive are where residents, visitors and businesses want to be.  Cudahy has what is necessary to be successful; it just needs to move forward.

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Teen's Common Sense Sometimes Lacking

Education, Health, Kids, Life, Medical, Safety, school, Talk Back

Drinking Bleach Prevents HIV, Mountain Dew Prevents Pregnancy


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Immunization History & Adult Shots

Health, Kids, Life, Medical, Safety, Wisconsin

Wisconsin Public Immunization Record Access


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** Adults Only **

Computer, Cudahy, Internet, Life, Safety, Talk Back, Tips, Wisconsin

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How Childish

Crime, Cudahy, Life, retail, Talk Back, Wal-Mart

At the Plan Commission meeting, I received and handed out “YES Wal-Mart” signs.  I kept a few for myself and my two neighbors. 


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Two must have items

Cudahy, Life, retail, Tips, Wal-Mart

If you suffer from back pain these, two items are great.


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Is it Fair & Right?

Cudahy, Life, retail, Tips, Wal-Mart


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My letter to the US Secretary of Education

Cudahy, Education, Life, school, Wisconsin

“We” the nation, “We” the people, “We” the parents, “We” the teachers, need to radically change how we are educating our children, because the status quo is not working; the national graduation rate for the class of 1998 was 71%, for white students the rate was 78%, while it was 56% for African-American students and 54% for Latino students (Greene). 


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Caution! Lipsticks May Contain Lead

Life, retail, Safety, Tips

Source: Caution!  Lipsticks Contain Lead


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To Know Me


January 26th – Today is the third year since my son Ryan died.  This will be a very hard weekend, as it has been since then. 

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