Tag Archives: dad

Sign Sign Everywhere a Sign

When I saw the SoCS prompt last night, I breathed a deep sigh of relief. I had just returned from a week in Washington, D.C. and the post I was planning to write kinda went off the rails. “Off the … Continue reading

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The Over-Exposed Power of Turnips

The title might not mean much to you, but it saved you from a recap of the conference I attended last week. I was going to try to wrap a story around Intelligent Information, or perhaps intelligent information managers – … Continue reading

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One Man’s Trash

As I look around my workshop, I see hundreds of objects that are important to me. Some are favorite tools. Some are jigs and fixtures that I’ve made to make woodworking easier. Some are antique tools that were given to … Continue reading

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My Father’s Plan

My father always planned for my brother and I to go to college. He was the youngest of eight children and I was his youngest. Still, very few members of our generation had gone to college and none of his … Continue reading

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What would Dad Do?

Several years ago when my boss asked me to handle the General Administration budget in our office, I simply agreed, ‘cuz, you know, boss. Actually, it didn’t seem like a big deal. The budget is mine to prepare in September, … Continue reading

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