Charlie Kufs in 1953

Since I watched my first science-fiction movie in the 1950s, I knew I was going to grow up to be a scientist. I loved biology in high school but knew I didn’t have the mindset of a biologist. A few years later, in fact, I became a vegetarian. I started…

Yes, that’s me. Shoveling events are my least favorite but the ones I do most often. My daughter videoed me doing the Sidewalk Shovel and posted it to her YouTube channel,
SwirlscapeEntertainment. How about you? What are your best events?

The Olympics grew as a way to display prowess in…

Three years ago, I wrote an article about the most underappreciated jobs in America. Respondents to a poll in the article thought the most underappreciated jobs were sanitation workers and teachers. Then, a little over a year later, COVID-19 invaded our lives.

We’ve endured two years of a crisis that…

Sportscasters all maintain that avoiding penalties is critical to a team’s success. This is especially true in the National Football League where there seem to be examples in every game. A defensive penalty may give the offense a first down. An offensive penalty may kill a drive. Fans go apoplectic…

There's more than just clapping, highlighting, commenting, and ignoring. You can also become a fan, dismiss the article, and mute or block the author or publication. As an author, you can review statistics on views, reads, fans, and claps, and can view highlighting and comments. What you can't assess is how many times you were dismissed, muted, or blocked. That's important information if you want to analyze your audience and potential readers. I wonder why Medium doesn't provide it.

A dynasty in sports is a franchise that has a prolonged run of successful seasons. They may wax and wane from season to season, and usually do. But, over decades, you can be sure they’ll be among the most competitive and most successful of teams.

Like political dynasties, there may…

Charlie Kufs

I’ve analyzed data for over 40 years, written a book and over 150 blogs, been a trainer/public speaker, and was a PG and SSGB. Now retired, I worship cats.

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