Monthly Archives: April 2013

good guidelines

I’ve just received author guidelines from my publisher, and there’s one bit I’m extremely pleased with: they specifically note that their readers have diverse backgrounds, and ask specifically for examples using men and women, and people of different ethnic groups. … Continue reading

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THE BIG ANNOUNCEMENT

If I’ve been quiet around here lately, it’s been partly because I was sitting on a big announcement until I was able to make it public. My book, to be called Fundamentals of Business Process Management, has been accepted by … Continue reading

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God is an Englishman?

I’ve been readin God is an Englishman, by R. Delderfield, and having a reaction that can best be summarized as “I like it but…” I think I’d like it better if I’d never read Middlemarch, and possibly also if I’d … Continue reading

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life’s curveballs

I’ve been enjoying the week at the lake house; Ted’s back now, which is even nicer, but it was definitely good having the cats here. (Well, mostly.) I was just about to write a post about some recent strange behavior … Continue reading

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productive procrastination

Today I: cleaned 2.5 bathrooms (one more to go), Swiffered all hard-surface flooring downstairs, rowed, weeded horsetails and mushrooms about of the the back and about a 3 feet square part of the overgrown front area, walked to the pick … Continue reading

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not done enough quite yet

On the one hand, it’s noon and I’ve just showered and dressed. On the other, it’s noon and I’ve gotten up before 7, made the coffee (for other people – I don’t drink coffee), responded to a business email, lifted … Continue reading

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At the lake

I’m at the lake house for the week. We were here for a regatta; I raced Saturday and came in DFL (but with a much better time than if I’d stayed on the couch and not raced!) then Tedbraced today … Continue reading

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meanwhile, back at the townhouse

Life proceeds apace. I have been doing responsible things, like opening up an IRA I can roll all my 401(k) accounts from pervious jobs into, and applying for new jobs. (No nibbles yet. I have to say that I’m not … Continue reading

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very little to see here

I just deleted a few vague sentences on topics that might be good but probably shouldn’t be talked about in public yet. This even vaguer vagueness is as close as I am comfortable coming to squeeing in public at this … Continue reading

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Maybe not

A fear turns a niggle, A routine annoyance, Into a sinkhole – Unexpected block To future travels. That’s all I got. I may not be doing that April poem-a-day thing going around – somewhere along the way I realized that … Continue reading

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