Monthly Archives: September 2011

Just You Wait

“Just you wait . . .” Throw in a wagging finger and Audrey Hepburn and you get the scene from My Fair Lady that plays through my mind. I know. Just you wait and a wagging finger is probably part … Continue reading

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Latent Success

“Nothing succeeds like success.” I’ll grant that the phrase captures how people judge each other, but that is like judging a book by its cover. The best way to judge a book is by reading it, or at least by … Continue reading

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Travel Perspectives

Others have driven farther, faster and longer, but I was tired enough after driving 840 miles in 15 hours last Saturday. It was a family thing, you know? My dad was a trucker and a sailor. Make me a millionaire … Continue reading

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We The People

“We the People” is the opening phrase for the United States Constitution, which was ratified on September 17th. Frequently we focus on the Declaration of Independence and the Fourth of July, yet it is the Constitution that defines the United … Continue reading

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Tired Busy Good

Life’s been busy lately. Good – I think. Let me check. I’m tired enough to have missed something. Somewhere there’s a song that goes something like, “Time ain’t money when you’ve got nothing but time.“, and no, it isn’t the … Continue reading

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Training The Trainers

Classes have begun. Well, of course classes have begun; it’s September. Outside the pubic school system though, classes are continual. Before graduation, education was something scheduled for nine months out of twelve. After graduation, testing and learning are daily events. … Continue reading

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Let Them Say No

I applied for a job. They said no. I’m disappointed but not surprised. I think they’re missing out on a great opportunity, but they probably wanted someone who lived closer (it couldn’t be age discrimination.) I asked anyway. It is … Continue reading

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Evaporated Wealth

Where’d all the wealth go? The market drops. DNDN falls off a cliff. My house’s assessed value shrinks? The nation doesn’t appear to be worth as much. My net worth is a lot less than it was before. How did … Continue reading

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