Wisdom from the Bottom of a Whiskey Glass 2010013

 Wisdom from the Bottom of a Whiskey Glass 20100130 Sometimes we have no great wisdom or insight in how to solve something. At times we are apart of something that makes no sense, yet there is no exit. We are often proud when we have done nothing...

Wisdom from the Bottom of a Whiskey Glass 20100129

 Wisdom from the Bottom of a Whiskey Glass 20100129 Well, I just died and went to heaven. Three women have recently showed a strong interest in writing with me. I will deliberately be vague here, because it is there choice not mine to say that...

Wisdom from the Bottom of a Whiskey Glass 2010012

 Wisdom from the Bottom of a Whiskey Glass 20100128 Well, life is full of people looking for connection with others. There are those like me that are obvious, in your face, and very brave about expressing their needs and wants. I scare most...

Wisdom from the Bottom of a Whiskey Glass 2010012

 Wisdom from the Bottom of a Whiskey Glass 20100122 Well, today was a little better than yesterday. My daughter and I got in an argument via text mail in the middle of the night. But, I learned a little more. She failed her classes not by poor...

Wisdom from the Bottom of a Whiskey Glass 20100120

 Wisdom from the Bottom of a Whiskey Glass 20100120 One of the side effects of cancer is the collateral damage. In this case, my youngest daughter, 20 years old, lets call her Oli. She is a Junior in the University of Maryland and about to flunk...

Diary 20100118

 Diary 20100118 Got a request for my resume and my copper experience from Oman. Hope that leads to some consulting work. No news about my replacement at my day job. Evil boss is not talking to me. Friends rooting for me, but that an a $1 will get me...

My Religion

A religion is a set of beliefs concerning the cause, nature, and purpose of the universe, and our role in it.  Chapter 1: The Basics Truth exists. Take this as an assumption, or a point to be discussed in detail later. We may not always...

I Lied

 Ok, I have been lying to myself.  I just spent about an hour talking to Melody.  I am fighting the words, fighting the feeling, trying to be logical.  I think I fear that if I use the words too often, they will not be true anymore, they will lose...

Warmth

 Warmth She stepped briefly           Into my life Like sun coming out           On a cold cloudy day I tried to walk           In her glow Then she was gone           Leaving her warmth                     on my bare...

Melody, May the Force Be With You

 Melody Well, Melody's call tonight to see if I was playing tennis on Sunday was formal and business like, none of the bantering that used to go on. I picked up a myriad of feelings in 15 seconds, most not that positive.  I guess that means that...

Who Makes War in the World

 Who Makes War in the World When I look at the Israel Palestine conflict I use a simple system to judge it. Who kills the most people, the U.S. backed Israels or the Palestinians? It turns out that Israel kills about 100 people to every one...

Life's Hurdles

Trip to Monaco was tiring, but productive.  Spent four days answering questions about our process for magnesium, our new patents, etc.  About half dozen people showed up in Monaco to discuss the potential project.  Really sharp, and did I mention...

Diary 20100106

 Diary 20100106 Well, working hard on presentations for meetings in France. After working for a week on the agenda and presentations, the Middle East guys sent me the stuff they wanted in the presentation. I started over. They are the clients,...

Diary 20100105

Diary 20100105 Well, getting ready for big trip to Monaco, Morocco for a big meeting with Middle East people on a magnesium project. Melody if you are reading this, I won't be there Sunday morning at the club to play tennis, perhaps if you...