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Things I’ve Learned About the Universe from Scientists and Engineers

I am not a science or engineering genius, mostly because I’m not particularly sharp or diligent when it comes to math. That said, I have learned some things about how scientists and engineers look at the world, and it’s made … Continue reading

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Subcontract or Do It Yourself?

For some reason I’ve been craving eggs this week. Being somewhat lazy, I was driving to Panera to grab an egg sandwich for breakfast rather than buying my own eggs and making them at home. Finally I saw how much … Continue reading

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Day Off

Giving myself a day off from blogging. You folks be excellent to each other, you hear?

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Keeping Busy

For me and a lot of my friends the pandemic has been a struggle. I suspect this is because we enjoy traveling, seeing other people more often, or both. We’re struggling with the uncertainty about when or if that magic … Continue reading

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Guest Speaking Summary: Starting Your Technical Writing Business

I was asked to be a guest Zoom speaker for the North Alabama chapter meeting of the Society for Technical Communication. My talk was on February 4. I was asked to speak about the process of starting your own business, … Continue reading

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