Officially Spring, But It Doesn’t Look It.

According to the calendar, it’s been Spring for a couple of weeks.  According to the “look out the window” around here, it’s still … Winter.   Last year at this time, I was looking a greening lawns, trees starting to bud, and warm temperatures.  This year?

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Happy Easter!

It’s Easter!  An important holiday when many attend church

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St Patrick’s Day!

It’s St Patrick’s Day. The day we all celebrate being Irish, claim to be, or heck, just because we need an excuse.

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Miscellaneous Musing – Labels?

Most of us don’t really read the labels on things we buy.  But every now and then, something catches my eye that makes me wonder about why manufacturers have to state the obvious.  Yes, yes, I know, government regulations and someone had a bad reaction somewhere about something, but it appeals to my sense of the ridiculous.

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Wasting Some Time

While the Internet has many good things on it, with an ability to find out what’s going on around the world as well as educating yourself, there’s also the reality that many of us spend quite a bit of our time … wasting it.   Yes, while we’re supposed to be doing something productive, we’re often spending time looking at YouTube videos and Lolcats.     Look through any management site or magazine, and you’ll find various discussions on how to deal with this.  This is not one of those posts.

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Most Quotable Movies

There are a lot of “memorable quotes” from various movies.   Most people can quote a  line from many of them.   They range from “Make my day” to “Here’s looking at you, kid.”   We may not always remember the particular movie, but we know the line.  However, there are a few movies that have provided a wealth of quotes, quips, and these days, memes.   Many people can not only repeat them, they can virtually read the script from memory.   Here, in somewhat chronological order, are my “most quotables.”

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A New Month Begins

Yeah, that too.

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Welcome to the workforce!

Over the past 30 years, I’ve had numerous opportunities to supervise young people, new to the workforce.  They’ve been interns;  part-timers;  working a summer job; or were just starting out.    Some were dedicated, smart, hard-working, blow-your-socks off good; while some were lazy, incompetent, and stupid.  The rest fell between those extremes, mostly towards the good side. Whatever the specific situation, over that time I’ve developed a set of “things your boss wants you to know” for them.

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Goofing Around On A Weekend

Winter has set in with full force here in the Adirondacks, with subzero temperatures predicted for the next week.

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Welcome to My New Blog!

As I said over at my previous blog, I decided to create this new one to get away from political blogging.  If you followed the link here, congratulations, you found me!

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