~ Oh, brother. This is embarrassing. We are so rigid and lacking in graciousness.
~ Japanese tourism to Guam is up 40% but down 4.8% to Hawaii. My guess is that the slow-down in the Japanese economy is causing at least some tourists to reroute their vacations to a closer and cheaper tropical island. Also, we may be picking up some of the tourism that Saipan was getting before their current wave of infrastructure woes.
~ Colleague Eric Sorenson not only has wheels but new digs, too.
~ Leadership sage and Texas personality Fred Smith, Sr has died.
~ The global reshuffling continues and it involves major shifting within the US.
~ Philip Jenkins, professor of history and religious studies at Pennsylvania State University, is having a hard time envisioning the wholesale Islamization of Europe.
~ Companies targeting the "faithful"