Digital dreams

The California Gold Rush of 1849 was one of the most significant events that shaped American history in the 19th century. It caused an estimated 300,000 people to migrate to the San Francisco area in search of gold. Most of the workers were American, but many arrived from Latin America, Europe, Australia, and China. Ultimately, $2 billion of gold was … Read More


The word defenestration is not something that one sees very often. I remember the word specifically being used during a European history class that I took in college. Defenestration is the act of throwing someone or something out of a window. Informally, it is used to describe the act of removing someone from a position of power. There are two … Read More

Critical action

The word leader is a noun. It could be a person or a thing and it is usually used to describe a position. The word leading is a verb. It is an action word. Although, the two words sound similar, they have very different meanings. Leaders hold positions and those leading are taking action. Unfortunately, not all leaders are leading. … Read More