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“Afterlife Exists,” Says Top Brain Surgeon…The Spirits Agree

So a prominent neurosurgeon insists that the afterlife exists after waking from a coma. Makes sense to me. And I didn’t need to half die to tell you that. No…the spirits are constantly with me and tell me everything to do (I’m … Continue reading

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Change

I’ve recently begun thinking about Change – in a very general behavioral sense – probably for personal reasons, but also recognizing the universal human difficulty inherent with it. When you are going through Change, things get blurry. Your perception gets … Continue reading

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(Not) Winning

My company’s IT group spends more time trying to get out of its own way. It makes me wonder how many other large companies are in the same boat. Is it a function of size, of the industry I’m in…of … Continue reading

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Persistent IT Vendor Outsourcing and the Demoralized Technical Workforce

I just realized why I’m so unhappy at work. I’ve been working on IT solutions for the past 4 years that are “foundational” meaning nothing innovative, nothing groundbreaking – just projects that have the purpose of being a backbone for … Continue reading

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Web Dreams: My Nocturnal Mission

I’m crazy when I sleep. And I’m looking for answers as to what happens during the night. Frequently, I get woken up by things moving in my room. Other times my wife wakes to see me hovering uncomfortably close (and diabolically, … Continue reading

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I’m a Prick – How Did That Happen?

Just a little prick… When did I become such a prick? I like pretending I don’t see people as they run to the slowly closing doors begging, “please hold the elevator!” It gives me pleasure to see their frustrated figures in the … Continue reading

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Chaotic Thought Monday – Part Deux

Yes, it’s Monday – time for chaotic thoughts. I don’t know what is so hard about this. With all the devastation happening now in Japan, throughout southeast Asia, Haiti and that will certainly happen here in the United States sooner or … Continue reading

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Writers Unite!

I’m getting called up to the majors. They think I’m ready. I know I’m ready. I’ve been waiting for years for this opportunity. I’m sure I can help the team. These are comments that we’re used to hearing in a … Continue reading

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Talking Tough with Turquoise (or Muave)

Alright already. I’ve heard it once too many times. This is nearly as prevalent as “there” being used for “their” and “your” for “you’re” and just as annoying. Now I am hardly the type of person that enjoys correcting people. … Continue reading

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You Don’t Have to Know

You don’t have to know. I don’t know. Can you say it? Does it hurt you? Does it hurt your pride? How do you feel when you say it? Does it scare you? I have to ask            because I … Continue reading

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