Scorched Earth

Friday, October 22nd, 2010

See Bottom Of Post For Credits

Scorched earth policy can be defined as “destroying anything that might be useful to the enemy while withdrawing from an area.” It is a gambit […]

Napoleon Bonaparte

Friday, March 26th, 2010

Napoleon Bonaparte

Napoleon Bonaparte is one of modern history’s great enigmas. When reading about him, Bonaparte the chess player is also touched on briefly […]

Time To Play

Thursday, November 26th, 2009

Watch Sayde Play The Ruy Lopez

Sayde is now 27 months old. Over the last couple of weeks we have been learning about ranks, files, and diagonals. I soon came to realize […]

It Happened In 1997

Sunday, November 15th, 2009

Watch Roberto Carlos Freekick

A sharp report erupts as two pieces of hardened plastic clash together. A dull thud follows and one body disappears into another […]

“Escape”

Sunday, October 18th, 2009

Persistence in the face of failure can be a hard fought battle against one’s inner state of being. A flush of adrenaline and a rise in blood pressure make it […]

The Pieces

Tuesday, October 13th, 2009

Watch Sayde Learning Chess

Learning to identify the different chess pieces, the board they stand on, and their individual roles, are the first steps to mastering the great game.

Stanley Kubrick

Monday, October 12th, 2009

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The great Stanley Kubrick is best known for the movies he directed, such as: 2001: A Space Odyssey, Full Metal Jacket, Clockwork Orange […]

Dr. Feynman Explains

Sunday, October 11th, 2009

One of the best known scientists of the 20th century, the physicist Richard Feinman, won a Nobel Prize for his theory on quantum electrodynamics.

Introducing Sayde

Wednesday, September 30th, 2009

Sayde's Audition Tape

On August 23rd, 2007 my whole world was turned upside down as my wife gave birth to our daughter Sayde. This fragile helpless being depended on us for her every need.

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