Why Can’t Everyone RSVP Responsibly?

Why Can't Everyone RSVP Responsibly?

Being involved in events of all types from weddings to private parties as a part-time disc jockey the past 30 years, I just don’t understand why so many people rudely ignore the request to RSVP. Over and over I see hosts surprised by invited guests who don’t respond appropriately. On more than one occasion I […]

The Advice I Follow: ‘Conquer by Continuing’

Even though they have the best of intentions, about this time of year many people start setting aside their New Year’s resolutions – if they haven’t already. Do you have any left or have they all been abandoned for another try in 2018? For me, there are the usual resolutions of losing weight, eating better, […]

Traffic Obstacles Often Reflect Area's Growth – So I Try To Face Them With a Smile

What comes to mind when you hear the term “obstacle course”? Most of us might think of a rope wall, water pit or monkey bars that must be conquered. If you are competing against someone else or even yourself, this obstacle-course navigation would be timed. Fastest time to the finish line with the fewest penalties […]

What Might Have Happened If I Followed That Dream?

Over the years I have kept my eye on several properties to see how they have changed with the times. One property in particular, an old convenience store in Cocoa, has housed several businesses including a florist, real estate property-management company, construction company, and thrift store. None of these businesses lasted for very long and […]


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This UCF-Designed Tech is Amazing

A team of UCF scientists has developed a new process for creating flexible supercapacitors that can store more energy and be recharged more than 30,000 times without degrading. The novel method from the University of Central Florida’s NanoScience Technology Center could eventually revolutionize technology as varied as mobile phones and electric vehicles. “If they were to replace the batteries with these supercapacitors, you could charge your mobile phone in a few seconds and you wouldn’t need to charge it again for over a week,” said Nitin Choudhary, a postdoctoral associate who conducted much of the research.