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Tech Trends Affecting Your Career

Water cooler conversations and lunch breaks will always play a big role in building your career. But one of the challenges that constantly affects workers of all ages is staying up to date with the emerging technologies as they enter the workplace. And according to a recent article in Forbes, some powerful technologies have [...]

By |2019-11-21T21:42:50+00:00December 6th, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Not-so-Smart Advice on Pinching Pennies

When it comes to saving money, there’s a ton of commonly held beliefs and practices that are downright dangerous to your wealth, your health, and your peace of mind. Here’s just a places where “pinching pennies” can actually cost you big time: Regular Car Maintenance – look, no one enjoys going to the auto [...]

By |2019-11-21T21:41:34+00:00December 5th, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

WW1 Slang-isms

Ever wonder where certain words came from? It can be a fascinating exercise. And to save you a trip to the Oxford English Dictionary, here’s a short list of common phrases whose origins in World War 1 you may never have known. For example: Basket Case – today we use this phrase to refer to [...]

By |2019-11-21T21:40:02+00:00December 3rd, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Play-Doh, DUH!

It’s amazing how a simple smell can take you back in time. Want proof? Head to the store, buy a package of Play-Doh, and open up a can. Close your eyes and take a whiff. I’m betting that fragrance time-travels you back to childhood to a happy place where you’re surrounded by a menagerie [...]

By |2019-11-21T21:38:34+00:00December 2nd, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

“Squirrel!”

Remember the Pixar movie “Up”? One of its most memorable running gags involved Doug the talking dog and his uncanny ability to spot a squirrel at any moment, drop everything, and scamper after the critter – no matter what else was happening. Apparently, this inability to maintain focus struck a common nerve, and today [...]

By |2019-11-21T21:37:19+00:00November 29th, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

“Hit the road, Jack…”

The golden oldie “Hit the Road, Jack” still speaks to me. It’s not just the tune, which remains catchy even after all these decades. It’s the sentiment – after all, who doesn’t like the idea of taking a fun trip to the great, beckoning yonder-hood. But where to go? As Shakespeare would say, “Aye, [...]

By |2019-11-21T21:36:23+00:00November 29th, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Home again, Home again

Quick question… How do you really feel about your morning commute? Answer honestly. If you’re like millions (possibly 10s even 100s of millions), the time spent on the way to work every day is at best drudgery, at worst a nightmare. That’s why more and more people are demanding the freedom to work at [...]

By |2019-11-21T21:35:27+00:00November 28th, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Cosmically good cheer

Here’s something I didn’t expect to see… Apparently, NASA has opened the International Space Station to business opportunities, including private astronaut visits. One early venture, however, takes a totally different tack – it’s research to see how well a classic French Bordeaux will age in space. It’s a year long test to see how [...]

By |2019-11-08T16:10:54+00:00November 26th, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

SOTU

Every January the USA experiences (or suffers through) that annual political ritual known as the "State of the Union" address from the President. You probably knew that. What you may NOT have known is that there's actually NO constitutional requirement for the US President to formally address the Congress in person to offer that [...]

By |2019-11-08T16:09:47+00:00November 25th, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Falling back

Have you recovered yet from our bi-annual “roll back the clock” exercise? For most of us, the “Fall Back” bookend of Daylight Saving Time is the one we like the most – after all, who doesn’t want an extra hour of sleep Sunday morning? When you think about it, the idea is a bit [...]

By |2019-11-08T16:08:26+00:00November 23rd, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments
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