Some readers may recall that I gave The Editor a new entry door for Christmas. Not to be outdone, she gave me the companion storm door. Who says old married couples can’t be romantic? The plan was to wait for a two-day break in the weather and install the entry door one day and the... Continue Reading →
I have spoken to the Happiness Engineers, and while I didn't get the answers I wanted, I got some that might work. If I can't be happy, hopefully I can be less sad about this new editor. I asked the Happiness Engineers if there was a way to indent paragraph blocks. I was told that... Continue Reading →
If you visited my blog yesterday, you might have noticed something odd. Yes, it’s odd enough to find a new post on a Tuesday, but not so odd during Just Jot January. I wanted to offer a tiny hat tip to the authors I’ve met through my blog. It was going to be a simple... Continue Reading →
Over the course of 42 years in business, I can’t begin to estimate how many sales calls-emails-faxes I’ve received, not to mention the random people who still just show up at the front door with their, “I’m in the building visiting another client…” spiel. I get it, they are in sales and this is what... Continue Reading →
If I wasn’t running a family-friendly kind of blog, I could do this as a one-liner Wednesday, but the one line I overheard isn’t anything I want to post here. Last Tuesday, I was in line to board a flight from Atlanta to Hartford. I had purchased an Economy Comfort seat, which is least expensive... Continue Reading →
Credit to a friend and coworker for recently highlighting one of the saddest things systems developers (and other agents of change) ever hear: "But that's how we've always done it." Part of Linda G Hill's One-liner Wednesday challenge.