Monthly Archives: April 2013

My Jobs Report Month 20

Believe it or not, I lost count. Month 20? Really? Yep. The only way I could tell was by checking for the most recent report. This job search certainly hasn’t gone the way I expected. At the start, I expected … Continue reading

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Words For Woes And Wows

Take notes. If your life is like most, you aren’t bored, incredible changes are rearranging your life, and you can’t count on your past to predict your future. We live in a time of great stories and, as a non-fiction … Continue reading

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Portland OR AND

Some simple declarative statements. Portland really is nicer than everywhere (wearing rose colored glasses in the City of Roses.) It is possible to enjoy travel by not using a plane (especially when blogging from a train.)  Tiny houses aren’t just … Continue reading

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Training And Technology

I felt the earth move under my feet. Well, really, it was the car that moved, the rail car. I’m blogging from Amtrak’s Cascades train heading from Seattle to Portland. It is a trip mixing old tech and new tech, … Continue reading

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Personal Tax Inequity

I paid lower taxes when I was rich. Yesterday I did my taxes. I knew it would be bad, but didn’t know how bad. It turns out, the less I’ve made the more I’ve paid. That’s not right. Add tax … Continue reading

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Lay Off Dreams

I had a dream last night. Don’t we all? My dream touched on a friend’s reality, my past, and a consideration of my present. It was a lay off dream. That’s a new theme. And it felt like a good … Continue reading

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Dynamic Times April 2013 Edition

“And here comes the wind . . . ” “. . . blowing in more change.” My quote . . . finished by a friend. It is windy this morning. Twenty knots or more in places. Others are more sheltered. … Continue reading

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Query Growth In Wealth Disparity

Queries – the place where I ask questions and ask for answers. Go watch this video. Okay, even I don’t watch a video just because someone told me to. If you’ve noticed, I rarely post links to videos, preferring to … Continue reading

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Consulting Client Success

Smile. A call from a client starts with, “Where are all of these people coming from? What do I do now?” It happens the majority of the time. We build a blog or a site or, to use the current … Continue reading

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Positive Interest

It’s spring, and I forgot my camera. The photographer in me chided myself as I walked past flowers and early light on the way to the bus. Then I chuckled because, even though I left my SLR and point & … Continue reading

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