Musings, in General


In speaking with a friend last night, I wondered what sort of name I should give to posts that have little to do with business, or with ?talents?, or even with sites or services. More like the post titled 101 things about me, but generally more contemplative. I, the writer, was searching for a word, but the visual artist was the person who supplied it. The word was “Musings.” This then, is a meta-muse, or a muse about musing. A … Continue reading

Scribbling with purpose


I have alluded herein to being a writer. That has even brought comments, suggestions, and the idea (freely given by a wonderful person) that I use this blog as a vehicle to push my writing career along. So here is yet another post about writing, which may or may not be more interesting or better written than my previous post, that about having too many blue denim shirts. 🙂 Although I consider myself, now, to be a writer of fiction, … Continue reading

A True Techie No More


Just after university, I bought into a small construction company and helped to turn it into a larger one. As a part of that, I suggested that we start doing construction estimating for others as a way of maximizing winter revenue. We already had an IBM  mag-card typewriter in the office, and I had heard of computers, though I had never seen one. So I called IBM and leased a 360/20 mainframe, for which I had to build a special … Continue reading