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Heaven is far far away!

Songs by Paul Simon and Stevie Wonder prompted me to calculate how long it would take to get to heaven on a space ship. Enjoy and live in the moment! heaven2-pagescancalc

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My Experiences with the Global Economy (and other comments)

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ODE TO AUTOMOBILES

Oh Lawrence’s Veteran Supply stick shift van How grown up I felt, Delivering pizza supplies and Solo cups and pizza sauce To places all over the city. Our last stop Gino’s in Roseland Was the best – always a taste … Continue reading

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More More Time – Discovering the endless present

Nice comments on mindfulness  – a great complement to the meditation practice I am trying to develop. The 8-week Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction program done by Chris Chroniak (patterned after Jon Kabat-Zinn’s Full Catastrophe Living program of the stress reduction clinic … Continue reading

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The University of Chicago MBA Experience

I forgot to include my experience at the University of Chicago receiving my MBA in marketing management back in 1975 – the 190 MBA Program was offered in evenings in a building on Delaware across from the Hancock Center. I … Continue reading

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Oh – The Joys of Traveling on an Expense Account

I had many, many interesting experiences at various hotels/motels throughout my working career at UCC and Reimelt. One of the most memorable was an overnight stay at a small town in Oklahoma (off the beaten path to say the least). … Continue reading

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I Love to Cook!

Here are two of my favorite recipes: #1 Pesto With Ricotta (just made some with my home grown basil – the ricotta adds a creamy texture) #2 Julia Child’s Tomato Sauce (fresh tomatoes and herbs from the deck garden make … Continue reading

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Thankfull for an Interesting and Great Career Too

Don’t get me wrong, although my last post commented on work not being the most important thing in your life, your work is an important element – especially in retrospect. I prepared the attached summary to remind myself of my … Continue reading

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2.5 Years After Retirement – Very Fortunate

Over two and a half years since retirement and I really appreciate how full my life is – family, friends and the little world around me. While the usual mundane activities are always there, they have become sources of peacefulness. … Continue reading

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Not yet retired 100%

OK, so when opportunity presents itself,  you either take it or leave it – I’ve decided to take it. Keeping active in the manufacturing industry is really fun.  So anyway, here I go again doing some conceptual engineering/process work. I’ll … Continue reading

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