“Problems cannot be solved at the same level of awareness that created them.” – Albert Einstein

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Have you ever had one of those days when the realization hits you like a speeding train that your entire life is dictated by everyone else’s needs and yours have become completely and utterly irrelevant? Yep. Going into the end of the first decade of the 21st century, that’s my life.


Posted at: December 31st, 2009 - 3:43 pm - Number of Comments » 1

On top of all the other situations that have conspired to make this holiday a dismal failure, I have been working on an incredibly complicated report for work. We have a situation, without going into too many details, that is rather an unprecedented case, that required analyses that even the regulatory agency overseeing us has […]


Posted at: December 29th, 2009 - 9:21 pm - Number of Comments » 3

I feel like I am tempting fate to write this, but we had a last bit of 2009 sadness on Christmas Eve.  I didn’t want to write about it, on that Christmas when I was just starting to feel a bit of Christmas magic returned, but it was there in the background,  a dark shadow […]


Posted at: December 28th, 2009 - 11:51 am - Number of Comments » 2

My son is a serious child. He came by it honestly, being passed down from the maternal side. My people are stoic New Englanders for the most part. They will make exceptions, and when they do, they will break into boisterous partying like no others (must be the Italian/Irish genes), but it almost inevitably involves […]


Posted at: December 24th, 2009 - 6:38 pm - Number of Comments » 4

The best “Man’s Best Friend” anyone could have. See you on the flip side, old man.


Posted at: December 7th, 2009 - 6:03 pm - Number of Comments » 9