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Nonsense and Sensibility, Public Sector Division

As a liberal, I’m still trying to figure out what happened last November. I don’t want to be one of those people who repeats the past because they forgot what happened. What happened, of course, was this: almost 63 million … Continue reading

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Who Paved The Way For Donald Trump?

There’s nothing like finding an old movie that just reeks of prescience. The most prominent example is Network (1976), which not only imagined more than three television networks, but the idea of combining news and entertainment. My favorite, however, is … Continue reading

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Dave

It’s funny how things turn out. Back when I had first entered technology publishing, in the 80s, I was hired for a job for a very specific reason: the editor-in-chief hated talking to vendors. Unfortunately, talking to vendors is part … Continue reading

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The Strangest Place I’ve Ever Been

Sometimes I write about travel. Sometimes I write about politics. Sometimes I have the unique opportunity to combine the two. Last month we took a National Geographic tour of Cuba. We wanted to get there before Havana turned into Miami. … Continue reading

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Reflections On A Career

Many years ago, I asked my father when he retired what he did all day. He thought a moment and shrugged, “The day goes by.” He neglected to add that the days go by really, really fast. Ironically, that’s exactly … Continue reading

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Farewell, My Lovely Mustang

When men look back on selling their beloved sporty convertibles, it’s almost always with regret. Even being painfully aware of those stories, I sold my 1989 Mustang convertible this week. It was time. I loved that car. It symbolized so … Continue reading

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Ticking Down My Nine Lives

Sometimes I wonder if I was a cat in a former life. I love cats. I like sitting up high and looking out windows. There are times in my life when I would purr if I could. Case in point: … Continue reading

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