Monthly Archives: November 2014

The Bane of My Existence

I really don’t want this blog to become too much about me and my problems. Whoops, too late. Let me start over. I don’t want it to be too much what we call in journalism “inside baseball” – that is, … Continue reading

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Why People We Do Business With Are Driving Us Crazy

I had a little epiphany the other day. Or are all epiphanies big by definition? Anyway, I was researching a blog for Forbes on big data (don’t be impressed; it’s sponsored, which means a company pays me to do it), … Continue reading

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Unstuck in Time

Back in the late 1960s, Kurt Vonnegut published his acclaimed novel Slaughterhouse Five, in which the otherwise milquetoast Billy Pilgrim became what Vonnegut termed “unstuck in time.” Pilgrim slipped from the past of World War II to the present of … Continue reading

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