Monthly Archives: April 2019

Tom Lloyd & Susan Bell

Had lunch with old friends from Brazil – Tom Lloyd and Susan Bell. I worked with Susan just a few years ago. Tom I have not seen for more than thirty years. We worked together in Porto Alegre, first post … Continue reading

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What was your first foreign trip? is my Story Worth for this week.

I am not sure why I got it into my head that I should go, but I opened a separate bank account, worked extra shifts at the bookstore, skipped meals and saved my money to pay a trip to Germany. … Continue reading

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Civil society – the third pillar

These are the best of times Unemployment is near historical lows, while median income is pushing historical highs. Our air and water are cleaner than any time in living memory. Cancer rates have been dropping for three decades. Crime is … Continue reading

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What do you want to do when you retire? is this week’s Story Worth question.

This question comes a little late, but it is something I thought about for a long time and that I am now implementing. I am doing what I wanted to do when I retired. Knowing when to leave your life’s … Continue reading

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How did you rebel?

This week’s Storyworth is “How did you rebel as a child?” The short answer is that I did not. My parents were very liberal (in the real, not political sense). Their rules made sense most of the time and did … Continue reading

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How to get promoted

How to get promoted is a big question during this time when our FS reports are due. I think I can give some insights. Let me “establish my cred”. I was on promotion panels twice, both times the career make … Continue reading

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