Gun Appreciation Day, annotated

TweetShareShareI received an email from the #GunAppreciationDay people today. I figured I’d annotate it. My comments follow the **. Help us fund advertsing and spread the word far and wide… On Drudge, FOX News and Facebook Gun Appreciation...

Proud gun owner

TweetShareShareThe #NRA, in the wake of the Sandy Hook massacre of children and elementary school teachers and staff, has its friends out in full force. One thing I’ve heard in several media interviews now is “proud gun owner.” This is NRA...

Global warming, empty bellies

TweetShareShareA few months ago, Micah Williams, TEDxMileHigh’s newest (and only full-time) employee, asked if I might write a blog post about climate change. I said “sure,” and then I thought about what I could say about...

Monster in the drink

TweetShareShareAs I write this, SpaceX’s Dragon space capsule is on a boat, having splashed down 250 miles off the California coast on Sunday. Monsters loom off both coasts, then: Frankenstorm to the east, Dragon to the west. The Dragon...

Richard Mourdock and God’s intent

TweetShareShareIndiana Senate Candidate Richard Mourdock lit up the media yesterday with the following comment: The only exception I have to have an abortion is in the case of the life of the mother. I struggled with it myself for a long time...

Aurora shooting, close to home

TweetShareShareI was planning on riding my bike over to University of Colorado Hospital this afternoon, but a three square block area through which I normally pedal has been cordoned off. You see, James Holmes, 24, the alleged Dark Night murderer...

TEDx talk is up on YouTube

TweetShareShareMy #TEDxMileHigh talk, “Colorado Mavericks,” is up on YouTube at http://bit.ly/SvJvqT; a bit of background here: http://bit.ly/JM8xly. Final draft of the talk: Making the leap  I’m Todd Neff. So many stories of epic...

Falcon feathers

TweetShareShareI’m getting into road biking, seeing that soccer, even over-30 coed, is not a long-term fitness solution for 43-year-olds. On July 4, I went for a morning ride with my friend Greg Laugero. Greg was a late arrival to cycling, I...