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  • Gib shared from The Maelstrom: Book Four of The Tapestry by Henry H. Neff
    “What have I told you about lying, child?” “To get better at it!”
    Note: What have I told you about lying, child ?To get better at it!
  • Gib shared from The Maelstrom: Book Four of The Tapestry by Henry H. Neff
    I’ve seen that look before, my boy, and it almost always precedes a scandal.”
    Note: I've seen that look before, boy, and it almost always precedes scandal.--The most amorous and confident character is a tuber!
  • Gib shared from The Maelstrom: Book Four of The Tapestry by Henry H. Neff
    I’ve seen that look before, my boy, and it almost always precedes a scandal.”
  • Gib shared from The Maelstrom: Book Four of The Tapestry by Henry H. Neff
    “If you can’t be handsome, be rich. If you can’t be rich, be strong. If you can’t be strong, be witty.” “But what if you can’t be witty?” Max wondered. “Learn the guitar.”
    Note: haha!
  • Gib shared from Steve Jobs by Walter Isaacson
    way James Eason had done in Memphis. “One of the big issues in the health care industry is the lack of caseworkers or advocates that are the quarterback of each team,” Powell said. This
    Note: So true ... and a very tough part of care giving. Interesting Jobs and his family eperienced it.
  • Gib shared from Steve Jobs by Walter Isaacson
    “The context for Apple is changing dramatically,” he recounted. “It’s not hammer-thrower against Big Brother. Now Apple’s big, and people see it as arrogant.” Jobs became defensive when the topic was raised. “He’s still adjusting to it,” said Gore. “He’s better at being the underdog than being a humble giant.”
    Note: Al Gore calls Apple (and Jobs) arrogant. Pot, may I introduce you to kettle?
  • Gib shared from Steve Jobs by Walter Isaacson
    that every platform has. So we said that we want developers to take advantage of our better features, so that their apps work better on our platform than they work on anybody else’s.” On
    Note: and yet non geeks know iPhones and iPads cannot hamdle Flash video.
  • Gib shared from Steve Jobs by Walter Isaacson
    He was not a model boss or human being, tidily packaged for emulation. Driven by demons, he could drive those around him to fury and despair. But his personality and passions and products were all interrelated, just as Apple’s hardware and software tended to be, as if part of an integrated system. His tale is thus both instructive and cautionary, filled with lessons about innovation, character, leadership, and values.
    Note: Love that Steve Jobs has a life called both instructive and cautionary by his biograher. #stevejobs
  • Gib shared from Nightmare Academy #3: Monster War by Dean Lorey
    Charlie smiled. “You’re totally sunburned—you know that, right?” Theodore nodded. “I lack the necessary melanin in my skin to resist the sun’s crippling rays.”
    Note: Being el guero has its challenges!
  • Gib shared from Nightmare Academy #3: Monster War by Dean Lorey
    Now, you can either come with us the easy way . . . or the hard.” Charlie sighed dramatically. “Why does everyone always give us that choice? Hey, Brooke—have we ever taken the easy way?” She shook her head. “Nope. We’ve pretty much always been ‘hard way’ types.”
    Note: I am probably one of the hard way types, too!
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