Monthly Archives: September 2011

STEMz at Lunch

Ah, lunchtime! That precious hour in the middle of the workday that gives us all a chance to blow out of the office, steal away to an eatery and fill our guts with food and our minds with friendly conversation. … Continue reading

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Flying Keeps Getting in My Blood

I’m back from a short vacation, tanned and rested, although the tan is fading fast. During senior year at the University of Oklahoma, one of the classes involved tackling a problem that industry provided to us to solve. My group … Continue reading

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More Memories of Frank

In my previous post, I introduced Frank, the utilities supervisor at the electronics plant. He did baptize me into his secret society, but we also had our fun with him. Gruff and hardened from years of working at the plant … Continue reading

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Laboring on Holidays

I guess it’s just part of the growing up cycle in one’s career. As I sit at home on my Labor Day off, I’m remembering not being so fortunate. I’ve had to work my share of holidays, Fourth of July, … Continue reading

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What Happy Hour?

Instant Messaging is killing the happy hour. There, I’ve said it. Instant messaging (IM) has become a tool that we use at work and its use is encouraged. It’s great to zap a quick message to someone who may be … Continue reading

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