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A Very Scary Fairy Tale – The Angry Orange Ogre

October 13, 2017
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Tim Jones: Hey kids. Wanna hear a bedtime story? Several young children: Yes, Mr. Tim! Please tell us a story! Tim: Okay, but I should warn you. It’s a scary tale! Johnny (age 9): I…

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Things My Father Taught Me

October 10, 2017
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My father was an extraordinary man. He was an attorney who won 99% of his cases. He played piano like a virtuoso even though he couldn’t read a note of music. He was extremely well-read.…

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The Upside of Getting Old

October 3, 2017
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I recently turned 45. Even more recently, I turned 62. This old body is starting to show signs of wear and tear. I haven’t checked, but I’m pretty sure it’s way out of warranty. When…

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What You Need to Know Before You Remodel

September 26, 2017
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Right now, we’re far, far along in a major remodeling project – by which I mean we’re almost 15% through. On the off chance you’re foolishly thinking of doing something just as bone-headed, let me…

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Vancouver? – Ya’ Can’t Get There from Here

September 19, 2017
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[The following is a true story.] Here’s a tip you might want to jot down: When your guests from Argentina want to hit the rails to Vancouver departing from Stanwood, Washington, the closest town to…

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A Day at the Races

September 7, 2017
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I was not sure what to expect when a buddy of mine invited me to join him for drag racing. Contrary to my assumptions, there were very few men sprinting in high heels, makeup and…

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My Visit to Authentic Scotland (Sort of)

August 8, 2017
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Recently, my wife and I spent a day exploring Scotland. Okay, technically we didn’t actually travel all the way to the land of Braveheart. But we did the next best thing: We went to a…

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My Personal War with a Backyard Mole

August 1, 2017
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I’m not a violent man. But everyone has their breaking point. And I’ve reached mine. If you’re a homeowner, there are three certainties in life: your property taxes will go up, the roof will need…

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Everything I’ve Ever Learned About Oil Rig Piston Corers and Drill Strings I Learned from My Dry Cleaner

July 18, 2017
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Did you know that on a deep-water oil rig, the crew cements casings between drillings and that when the rock cuttings reveal the oil sand from the reservoir rock, they then remove the drilling apparatus…

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Help Your Employees Make Better Decisions. Start by Removing All Restrooms.

July 10, 2017
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Periodically, I don my business consultant hat (a stylish Italian grey fedora) to share innovative business strategies to grow your business and improve your employees’ productivity. As a sought-after business process improvement expert and author…

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