Not Just “One Day”, It’s “Everyday”

Today, everyone will talk and espouse about community service and peace toward mankind, for this is a national holiday honoring Dr. Martin Luther King.  Community service and peace were two of the main facets that made Dr. Martin Luther King one of the most revered Americans ever during a time where our nation went through a period of evolution…

Sportsmanship Isn’t Just for Sports

Thursday night, I sat in on a lecture by Dr. P.M. Forni about civility as part of the “Better Together Iowa” series, hosted by Drake University, Character Counts in Iowa, IPTV, and Community Foundation of Greater Des Moines, among several sponsors.  I won’t get into the intellectual discussion of what Forni said and what I…

“Revealing Your Character” in Full

On Thursday, I attended a function that the Social Media Club of Des Moines and Character Counts in Iowa launched called “Reveal Your Character.” The purpose of this initiative is to reel in the vitriol that has started to encompass the internet, including blogs, social sites, and message boards. Adding in the recent rashes of…