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Archive for the ‘Career’ Category

They Worked 111 days of the last 365

September 28, 2019

Found in eMail: So many members of Congress are retiring in hopes of “locking-in” their future retirement payments. Currently, their monthly retirement checks are equal to their monthly salaries. They hope to freeze their retirement as it stands. I’m with Trump on this one. Trump is asking everyone to forward this Email to a minimum […]

Ages and Birthdays

May 31, 2019

When I was younger, in my 50’s, I got to thinking about my age and, more importantly, my remaining Birthdays. There were fewer remaining than I had already had. Even though this is a sobering thought, that didn’t mean that I stopped drinking OR living but I still want to do SOMETHING to commemorate my […]

And now “The Book”

July 27, 2018

In May 2018, I started a “Go Fund Me” site to gather some money so that I can publish “The Book” that represents my “softwareengineeringhandbook.wordpress.com” blog. The Title of the book will be: “IT’s Lost Art of Software Engineering” and will contain much of what has been posted in my blog for the last few […]

Now Is Forever

March 23, 2018

Every second of our lives is a moment in “The Now”. How can it be otherwise? What is past is passed and we can only remember and HOPE that we Learn from our past. What is Yet To Come holds promise and, perhaps, fear but we spend each Now preparing for what is Yet To […]

Quoting Andy Weir – The Martian

January 12, 2018

Andy Weir is a software engineer / programmer who wrote a book: “The Martian” as his first novel. At the end of this book, he wrote: “… human being has a basic instinct to help each other out. It might not seem that way sometimes, but it’s true. If a hiker gets lost in the […]

Those Annoying Neighbors

November 25, 2017

You have them, too. Those annoying neighbors who always put their Holiday decorations out one day before you do and they almost always look spectacular. The neighbors with their yards that are immaculate and always look like something out of Homes and Gardens. And, their kids who are always well dressed, well mannered, and well […]

An Inside Joke

June 18, 2017

Do you know what an Inside Joke is? It’s a joke that only works inside my head!  That’s an Inside Joke. And by the way, that, in itself, is an Inside Joke!   However, since you are here, why don’t you check out some of my other blogs: IT’s Lost Art of Software Engineering: https://softwareengineeringhandbook.wordpress.com/ […]

The BEST Advice

November 30, 2016

HAPPINESS IS HOME MADE LIVE SIMPLY, LOVE DEEPLY, SPEAK KINDLY SMILE, ITS GOOD FOR THE HEART ENJOY GOOD FRIENDS, GOOD FOOD, AND GOOD TIMES PROCRASTINATE NOW AND PANIC LATER DOGS WELCOME, CHILDREN MUST BE LEASHED SIT LONG, TALK MUCH, LAUGH OFTEN THING BIG, BUT RELISH SMALL PLEASURES WHEN YOU FIND YOURSELF IN A HOLE, STOP […]

Drones and Shotguns

November 12, 2016

Drones are coming to their own recently and will become even more pervasive in the near future. Imagine a time when 30 to 50 pound packages will be carried by a drone from its Shipping / Warehouse Location to your front door. These drones will have systems that allow them to use a GPS Navigation […]

Three Word Short Sad Story

September 6, 2016

Elected! Assassinated! Forgotten!