Category Archives: Perspective

Two by Two

I love most “there are two types of people” jokes. You can search the web for list after list of these. I would give you some links but joke lists have a tendency to go south. They either add annoying … Continue reading

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Ring of Criticism

Earlier this year, I participated in what is commonly known as a 360-Review. The concept is pretty straight forward; you are reviewed by your supervisors, your peers, the people who report to you and some people outside of your organization. … Continue reading

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Independent Me

A couple of days ago, we celebrated our independence here in the United States. I was going to write about independence but I found it hard to consider on a nationwide scale. I mean, I get it. We are no … Continue reading

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Observations from PT

As I mentioned a few weeks ago, I’ve been dealing with a bout of neck and shoulder pain. This isn’t really a post about me, but since some of you have wished me well, I am making progress and I … Continue reading

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One of those days

Shortly after I started working, Jimmy Buffett released “Son of a Son of a Sailor” and gave me a song to live by. The song, “A Cowboy in the Jungle” wasn’t one of the big hit singles off that album, … Continue reading

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For the Love of Black Boxes

Forgive me if I forget during this post that I am not writing for my Information Management blog, but this topic is currently crossing both areas of interest. I usually like it when something I am doing at home, in … Continue reading

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Pay the Bailiff

Last week, NPR ran a series about people who are being prosecuted and sometimes put in jail because they can’t pay court fines – a practice reminiscent of Debtors Prison which was made illegal and confirmed as being illegal by … Continue reading

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In Their Honor

Memorial Day is here again and I’ll spend some portion of the day thinking about a few veterans that are no longer with us, a few who are and a few million I don’t know. War stories, war movies, the … Continue reading

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Weird Happy Proud

See that beautiful young woman at the right? That’s my daughter. I usually say our daughter, since my wife had a significant role in the process, but on that day, at that moment, she was my daughter. She’s about to … Continue reading

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I Am Pittsburgh

A blogger friend of mine recently wrote an article reflecting on A Sense of Place. I commented that despite having moved away from Pittsburgh, PA after college and having lived on both coasts between then and now, I still feel … Continue reading

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