Monthly Archives For September 2009

Forever and a Day

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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…

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Fragment – footprints

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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…

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The Worst of the Downturn

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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…

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Fragment – Last Name

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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:…

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A Sign of the Times

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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…

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