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Guest Post: Invention Success – What Happened Six Months Later – In 3 Easy Steps – Part 3

The following is a guest post from the inventor I mentioned in my Friendly Good News post: Alan Beckley. We happened to hire into Boeing within six months of each other in 1980 and had almost identical jobs (as seen … Continue reading

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Guest Post: Engineer to Inventor – In 3 Easy Steps – Part 2

The following is a guest post from the inventor I mentioned in my recent Friendly Good News post: Alan Beckley. We happened to hire into Boeing within six months of each other in 1980 and had almost identical jobs (as … Continue reading

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Guest Post: Engineer to Inventor – In 3 Easy Steps – Part I

The following is a guest post from the inventor I mentioned in my recent Friendly Good News post: Alan Beckley. We happened to hire into Boeing within six months of each other in 1980 and had almost identical jobs (as … Continue reading

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Friendly Good News – October 2015

There’s more good news than I can write about. Discretion has its drawbacks. I have been heartened by the news shared by friends: new jobs, significant clients, unexpected opportunities, products that finally the market in a big way. The wave … Continue reading

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Another Early Boeing Pension

I officially signed up to be a Boeing pensioner, I think. Pensions may be something that has to be explained to young children in a generation or two. Maybe not. As of this week, years before I expected to begin … Continue reading

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What Is The Same

Step away from anything for several years and then step back in. Our world is changing rapidly. That’s not news. In some cases it is even good. I’m an optimist; so, of course I’ll find the good in that. But … Continue reading

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An Explicable Life

How do you answer the question, “So, what do you do?” Your answer, and how long it takes you to think of it, can tell a lot about your sense of identity. That’s not a typical daily concern, but people … Continue reading

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2011 My Space Remorse

A popular photograph was released by NASA this week: the space shuttle docked with the space station. They’ve both been around for years, but it wasn’t until this week that they both were captured in one close-up. Two American space … Continue reading

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Show Up

The folks that show up may not have signed up. The folks that signed up may not show up. That explains the traffic on the dance floor last night. At the urging of others I reserved a table for dinner … Continue reading

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