Tempest in a Coffee Cup
Tempest in a Coffee Cup

Tempest in a Coffee Cup

Information sharing and historical perspective. Why do we do the things we do? Why not? Conversations are welcomed and encouraged.


27 Apr 2021 1 minute read 0 comments Thoreson

“Without deviation from the norm, progress is not possible." Frank Zappa In today's crazy world, it is easy to get caught up in the "next new thing", whether its crypto, financial products, trends, or even movies. The problem is that a lot of these...

What is the difference between a Service Secretary and a Chief of Staff in the American Military?

4 Oct 2020 1 minute read 2 comments Thoreson

The difference is one that is very important to the American experience. The Secretary of a branch (or department) is a civilian. The Chief of Staff is military. In the United States, the military is under civilian control. The Commander in Chief is...

The Basics to Opening a Physical Business

6 Sep 2020 1 minute read 0 comments Thoreson

Before opening a business you need four things. A Business Plan A Banker An Accountant A Lawyer For the Business Plan, you need to do your research. Take your product/service and determine what the actual demand is in your area. Who is going to be...

A Gentle Reminder

5 Sep 2020 1 minute read 0 comments Thoreson

It is not the things we accumulate, nor the things that happen to us that determine the quality of our lives, but rather the attitude we employ in dealing with the world. (Tao of the Dude- p.14) In today's fast-paced world of constant stimulation a...