Work days remaining: Today, Friday, and then next Monday and Tuesday Professional History 1968-1972, American Express, Programmer – This is stint #1 of 2 with American Express. It started as “Space Bank” and did computerized hotel and motel reservations. I started … Continue reading →
Since the 31st is a holiday, the 30th will be my last day “in the harness.” For the past several months we’ve been amazingly busy getting everything ready. Social security and Medicare B had to be started, there were supplemental … Continue reading →
“What does this have to do with Bullsye?” you might ask. Well, this process is what Bullseye shooters do to develop a successful shot plan: We write the steps down, follow those steps and, when something doesn’t work, we figure … Continue reading →
Today ends a chapter in my life. I’m done with the travel and teaching. It was surprising to recently get a rental car with the license, “653 YRS” because, while I haven’t been teaching for that long, the last decade … Continue reading →
For a short period of time, this man was a High School teacher. Sounds rather mundane. Of course, he is and has been other things. For example, he is a World War II Navy veteran. He served on Guadalcanal as … Continue reading →
I recently taught a class to some of the software engineers who write the in-flight software for the Global Hawk. The UAV flies at up to 60,000 feet and can “loiter” over an interesting location for 23 hours beaming live … Continue reading →
Today I am, hopefully, boosting the knowledge and abilities of engineers at Lockheed Martin and Northrop Grumman. If you’re not familiar with them, you can Google-up their web-sites to see what kinds of things they make.
More people died on September 11th than on December 7th.
In my own small way, I hope I am making a difference.
There’s a whole Universe for you to explore and enjoy. You have the necessary abilities. You have each other for solace, comfort, companionship and help. It’s real, it’s big, it’s exciting. There are dangers and beauties at every place of every size and subtlety. Use everything in you and around you. Enjoy.
Four days this week and then the same next week, I’ll be teaching via laptop and headset. This week it’s hard real-time and next week it’ll be harder real-time – avionics. The difference is in dealing with the inevitable “Oops!” … Continue reading →
From the comforts of home, I just finished teaching a two-day seminar to customers in Singapore. I worked “second shift” Sunday and Monday evenings so the live-via-the-Internet training would occur during their normal workdays of Monday and Tuesday in Singapore. … Continue reading →