Tag Archives: Learning

One-Liner Wednesday – Advice

“You can learn something from everyone you meet, if you’re paying attention.” My brother sent this one to me last week. He remembers, as do I, hearing this bit of advice from our dad. We remember because it was one … Continue reading

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One-Liner Wednesday – Gender Bias

“Why are you giving me all the girl jobs?” Faith was paraphrasing Angelina Jolie’s character (“why do I get the girl gun?”) in one of our favorite movies, “Mr. & Mrs. Smith.” No offense intended to women, girls or planting … Continue reading

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What a joy it is to be read

…and what a joy to read. What has me all philosophical today? Writers. Writers and the April A-to-Z challenge that is about to begin. At least four of the people whose blogs I follow are going to participate in the … Continue reading

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Happy New Year

Here we are at the start of another year, a time for review, regrets, predictions and resolutions. Well, maybe review. I don’t let the seeds of regret germinate. I don’t have a crystal ball and I don’t make resolutions. The … Continue reading

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26 Years and Counting

Suddenly, my LinkedIn inbox is overflowing. Congratulations! Congrats! Bob has sent you a message: “26 years. Way to go Dan. Congratulations!” “Wow, 26 years!” Yes, yes I’ve been working for the same company for 26 years. That’s longer than I’ve … Continue reading

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Reaching Up from the Shoulders of an Expert

A few days ago over in the great blog A Northeast Ohio Garden, the gardener wrote about needing to learn to use a camera. I had written earlier about learning more about my camera while on a photo shoot with … Continue reading

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8 Notes to Self

It’s the start of a new year, and I have a lot of things to look forward to, a lot of demands to satisfy and a few interesting projects in mind. I don’t want to bore you with the details, … Continue reading

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