Archive for September, 2009

Fragment

Friday, September 25th, 2009

Speaking is like foreplay: too short and it leaves you unsatisfied; too long, and it leaves you unfulfilled. Original writing date: May 27, 2009 What footprints do we create as we go through our lives? And how do we judge those footprints once we’re gone. Original writing date: May 27, 2009

Forever and a Day

Friday, September 25th, 2009

So, my 16th anniversary was coming up with Janet. And Janet looked at me, very lightly, and asked me if she was “chicken liver”. I asked her what she was talking about and she said I had written music in the past couple years, some specific and some general, but that I had not done [...]

Article of Interest: A Public Option Isn’t a Curse, or a Cure

Tuesday, September 22nd, 2009

I came across this article written by Professor Richard H. Thaler, Professor of Economics at the Booth School of Business at the University of Chicago. It is a rational, non-polarizing analysis of the current debate, suggesting, that at the end of the day, the debate is misfocused and that there is an actual way to [...]

Goodnight, Susan

Tuesday, September 22nd, 2009

Susan Bean had been an associate of ours for a very long time. She was in customer service and was a tremendous spirit. As we laid off so many people, Susan continued to stay on as a customer service rep. She was known to and loved by so many, past and present Dynetech associates. From [...]

Fragment

Monday, September 14th, 2009

Entrepreneurship: The relentless pursuit of opportunity without regard to resources currently controlled. Original writing date: April 23, 2009

The Worst of the Downturn

Thursday, September 10th, 2009

Janet and I were commenting the other day, that as bad as it has been suffering through this particular downturn, probably the most disappointing of all has been what the downturn does to human beings when economics are involved. I think it’s a fair statement to say that everyone is affected. I don’t know one [...]

Fragment

Friday, September 4th, 2009

As I’m thinking about The Last Wave, Peter Weir’s 1976 movie, I see a lawyer is interested not only in the truth behind his client, but the truth behind the truth. Original writing date: June 16, 2009

A Sign of the Times

Wednesday, September 2nd, 2009

I experienced an interesting situation today and, to some extent, a sign of the times with respect to layoffs. I had an interaction with a company that had been a very solid company in every respect. On the other hand, it lost 50% of its staff since the time I first began working with it. [...]