Posted: August 4, 2020
Like many workplaces, The Proversation finally moves forward using ZOOM. In this episode, Rick and Brian freestyle across a swath of topics including coping with unemployed life, the upcoming school year, and a Wisconsin lake party that attracted many hundreds of people while the state is under a mask mandate.
Tagged in: mask mandate, remote learning, zoom Posted: June 23, 2020
The internet is a seductively powerful tool, to be sure, and has changed our lives for the better in many ways. But has it made us better people?
Read Entire Article Tagged in: facebook, instagram, twitter, youtube Posted: May 30, 2020
America's soul is aching in the wake of the tragic murder of George Floyd. Far from an isolated incident, injustices of this magnitude find ourselves questioning the very nature of humanity. Today I spent the day in the middle of a community reeling in pain, but I came out on the other side with a warmer heart and a renewed sense of hope. I'd like to try to bring you along for the ride because the destination is peaceful.
Read Entire Article Tagged in: george floyd, hope, mgc Posted: April 8, 2020
While the rest of the nation follows Federally-mandated social distancing guidelines, Wisconsin's Supreme Court decides 5-4 to move forward with its election, with just five polling places serving the entirety of Milwaukee. This decision is at best ill-advised, and at worst a blatant attempt to suppress voter rights and subvert the voting process. A quick look at this disappointing decision in today's Proversation.
Read Entire Article Tagged in: coronavirus, election, wisconsin Posted: March 31, 2020
With social distancing in full effect until the end of April and orders to stay at home nationwide, America enters new, uncharted territory: telecommuting, home-schooling, and self-isolation. What can we do to cope with constant contact with our families and how can we view this as an opportunity rather than a challenge?
Read Entire Article Tagged in: coronavirus, isolation, social distancing