In Honor of Memorial Day: The Forgotten Sailors

Posted by on May 27, 2012 | No Comments

In honor of Memorial Day I’m re-running this post about men who made the ultimate sacrifice in a lonely stretch of the  Pacific Ocean. On a personal note, I did “process [the] advice” from the publisher I mentioned and have made some significant progress. On a narrow canal in a Midwestern city lies a memorial to […]

Almost English

Posted by on May 23, 2012 | No Comments

Years ago I worked on a project for ING Bank in Sydney, Australia. Due to a happy coincidence I lived in a million dollar apartment for the two month duration of the gig with a systems engineer from my company. The apartment belonged to the family of the ING program manager and he made it available […]

The Epidemic

Posted by on May 16, 2012 | No Comments

It’s reached epidemic proportions in the office. And although you’d like to say something to the person you have to be careful as the condition is sometimes mistaken for an entirely different condition. Being wrong can be embarrassing, maybe even fatal. So you wonder, want to say something, but keep your silence until they finally […]