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Tax Weirdness 2015

Ah, spellcheck, you’ll be asked to work hard tonight because filing today’s taxes was taxing and the recovery cocktail couldn’t wait for me to finish dinner and the blog. Taxes were so much simpler (and sometimes cheaper) when I was … Continue reading

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Small Town Coworks Considerations

Write a few words, kick off a lot of conversations. Well, I guess that’s why humans developed communication. Last week’s post about a coworks closing inspired a suite of  incoming phone calls, emails, and meetings about possible reincarnations – and … Continue reading

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Intuitive Social Media

Thanks to Jeff Vander Clute for inspiring tonight’s post just by mentioning the phrase ‘intuitive social media’. If you listen to the sales pitches, if you basically buy into the virtual brochures from Facebook, et al, it can sound like … Continue reading

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Hunting For The Funny

There’s fun in the dysfunction. There are also shouts and outbursts; but look at the industry that was built around Jon Stewart, Stephen Colbert, Jon Oliver, and Larry Wilmore. How can you laugh at a time like this? Because, it … Continue reading

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Passionate Hope

Seven billion people can’t all be right or wrong. If we were all right about the same thing at the same time it would be spooky. Of course, maybe that’s what a common cosmic consciousness would be like. If we … 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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Thanks For Real Gifts 2014

Amidst the frenetic times in the days before Christmas I’ve received a few gifts that didn’t come with bows or ribbons but which I appreciate. Work, and hopefully pay. In addition to my work with the museum (HCLE), my new … Continue reading

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Weeks End Evenings

“Have a nice weekend.” The person behind the cash register was more sincere than you may expect because this is an island and the small towns are our rural equivalent of the big city. It’s Friday night, after I post … Continue reading

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What A Difference A Quarter Teaspoon Makes

Listen to the news and it sounds like a dramatic week. Look around my house and the two most obvious events were a wind storm and I mowed the lawn. There was the chance for dramatic good news from MicroVision, … Continue reading

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What Comes Next

Planning a life can seem like a silly venture. My passion is people and ideas. My degrees are in Aerospace and Ocean Engineering. Many know me because I’ve written six books and produced five more. My photography receives more compliments … Continue reading

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