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So Many Books

Tue, 17 Dec 2013, 11:45 AM (-06:00)

Most of the US team was dialed in from conference rooms on the second floor. A few of us and most of the India team were dialed in remotely. The meeting video showed me sitting in my blue shirt at my desk. Behind me was the wall of books that lines our study. “Wow,” said […]

As I Sat at My Desk

Mon, 31 Oct 2011, 09:34 PM (-06:00)

As I sat at my desk, I looked out the window. A Squirrel was out there, sitting on the old Ash tree stump, bushy tail curled once, curled twice, eating a found pecan. A Monarch fluttered among the yellow Cowpen Daisy blossoms. Lesser Goldfinches splashed in the birdbaths sitting on the ground beneath the Lacey Oak. […]

A Telecommuter’s Background Noise

Tue, 22 Mar 2011, 05:05 PM (-06:00)

Years ago I worked on a team with a guy who lived somewhere in North Texas. The company was a big supporter of telecommuting, and he worked from home. Periodically he would come down to see us face-to-face, but most of the time he dialed in remotely. In the spring you could hear the Mockingbirds in his […]

BBQ in the Afternoon

Tue, 6 Apr 2010, 05:56 PM (-06:00)

It was lunch time, and my stomach was reminding me that I only had a protein shake for breakfast, and it complained about the smell of BBQ that was coming in thru the open window on the breeze. BBQ in the afternoon? Whatever. Ron is at home on Tuesdays; maybe it’s him. He likes to […]