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Our Day

[Photo by Maaria Lohiya at Unsplash] For most of us, regardless of our job, part of our day will be like this.

Re-Setting Your Personal Compass

Nicholas Bate keeps us on course and, in a single post, provides a legion of links.

Is It Real Training or Is It "Training?"

A training broker recently told me that she'd noticed a trend toward 90 minute classes. Her theory is that the time limit may be spurred by a desire for a workshop that delivers the essentials quickly and which does not take a half or full day. Show More Summary


[Photo by Luke Chesser at Unsplash] Music is the greatest communication in the world. Even if people don't understand the language that you're singing in, they still know good music when they hear it. - Lou Rawls

Quote of the Day

Basic research is when I'm doing what I don't know I'm doing. - Wernher von Braun

Health Food Update

How to Feed a Loon gives their recipe for Authentic Cajun Dirty Rice.

Sound Advice

Cultural Offering has Glenn Shepard's Rules of Work. My favorite: "Be Low Maintenance."


[Photo by Brunel Johnson at Unsplash] Every life is a mystery. There is nobody whose life is normal and boring. - Frank McCourt

Quote of the Day

If Winston Churchill could take on Adolf Hitler at 65, I could sit in a makeup chair for three and a half hours. - Gary Oldman

A Job with a View

So does your work day match this ? [HT: Rick Miller]


Success is not final, failure is not fatal: it is the courage to continue that counts. - Winston Churchill

First Paragraph

On September 6, 1522, a battered ship appeared on the horizon near the port of SanlĂșcar de Barrameda, Spain. - From Over the Edge of the World: Magellan's Terrifying Circumnavigation of the Globe by Laurence Bergreen

Dorm Living in San Francisco

The New York Times has the details. I have a feeling we will be seeing more of this and it won't just be because of high rents.


[Photo by Igor Ovsyannkov at Unsplash] What some people call serendipity is just having your eyes open. - Jose Manuel Barroso

Update: New Random Thoughts

As many of you know, my Random Thoughts book is at Amazon. It contains 701 Random Thoughts, most of which at one point were posted on this blog. This week's new thoughts will be candidates for the next volume: I have been using the wrong system to clear my desk. Show More Summary

First Paragraph

The assassin wore only a Speedo and his lean body was slathered with sunscreen that made him smell like a baked coconut. His name was Doric Thane and he sat on a poolside chaise lounge that faced Waikiki. To his right, and in the distance, was Honolulu International Airport. Show More Summary

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