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A Fund Farewell

Oh, so that’s it? All that time and we’re done, huh? I mean, I get it. I didn’t think I had much of a shot with you back in the summer of 2020. But hey, a guy can dream. It … Continue reading

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Caught in the Work Webb

Last week I spent two days learning from a rocket scientist.  He gave a talk on Friday about the James Webb Space Telescope and he had a tech rehearsal earlier that week. Run-throughs are nice because you get all the … Continue reading

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Managing Change

One thing that I have noticed in the workplace is that each manager likes to do things “their way.”  And that way is sometimes introduced with nesting.  Given their new responsibilities and an established staff, bosses will often change the … Continue reading

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Delivering the Goods

Just like everyone, I have a temper.  I get upset, I don’t understand how others could err so egregiously, and I feel my jaw clench.  Happily, my anger only comes out once in a while.  On any typical day, I … Continue reading

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One Does Not Fit All

Funny how one little thing can change you. Covid has driven me to find new sources of entertainment.  I have been relying rather heavily on podcasts.  That led me to the comedy series, “Cabin Pressure.”  I am usually not one … Continue reading

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Easier Said than Done

“Man cannot tell the whole truth about himself, even if convinced that what he wrote would never be seen by others.” That quote, and all the formatted quotes here, is from Mark Twain’s autobiography (volume one).  Twain knew how hard … Continue reading

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You are Where You Eat

I am hardly a foodie.  I eat to survive.  I tend to shirk the luxurious choices of dining establishments. I have gone with a coworker to eat in a pho restaurant so small that each table could hear all the … Continue reading

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Trying Out: Other Work Sites (Week 46)

Trying Out: Leasing Myself Out (Week Forty-Six) I have had the same job for fourteen years.  I had no desire to work up the corporate ladder.  A few dollars more an hour is not enough for the amount of responsibility … Continue reading

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Workin’ for the Women

I do not enjoy working Saturdays.  This should come as no surprise.  I think that is a universally shared sentiment among most of the world.  However, it is the price of working two jobs; especially when those are service-related. I … Continue reading

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When Enough is Enough

Like most people, I have been a little stressed about my finances lately.  My frustration comes from personal finances, not the Britain exit. Around this time of year, my landlord informs me that my rent is going to increase.  Now, … Continue reading

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