In Search of Mom

For Mothers Day I've been to the cemetery on cold rainy days with my knees sunken into the mud. I've spent a year trying to ignore and discover the fact that my mother is gone. I've sought to compartmentalize my feelings about it and at the same time not put them in a box so …

When We Don’t Understand

Photo by Julia Filirovska on Pexels.com Hurt REM said it best "everybody hurts." We all hurt for some reason but depending on who you are, the hurt you feel can be inflicted on others. When we hurt, we need help but when help doesn't arrive in the way we need it, hurt can turn into …

We Can’t Have Real Conversations Today

Say Anything It's a Safe Place (Vegas Rules) When I am allowed to ask questions in a safe space or place, there is a risk. If I do ask a question and the question reveals a possible political or social position all of the weight of the assumptions around that position automatically apply. This means …

Never Ending 9/11

Photo by Unknown had it on Google Photos Today is 9/11. It is 20 years since the attack on the US and from my perspective we are far worse off today than ever before. We are destined to react and respond vs prevent and proactively protect ourselves. Our way of life is under attack and …

Working from Home Extreme Edition:

Working from home is pretty heavy these days. What do you think?

Time for Work

Gaining Skills in Flight As people across the world are losing their jobs due to Covid-19, there are also areas of opportunity and growth.  Many countries are shutting down and sending people home.  In the world of IT,  some global service providers have dependency on lower cost geographic markets.  The complication with some of these …

Will Covid-19 Change our Workplace?

WFH - Working from Home It's the modern age and many companies still aren't allowing people to work from home.  There are many reasons companies believe that working from an office is better.  At this point, it doesn't matter why.  What matters is how companies are going to manage with the new way of work. …

tetrachromat @ what we can’t see

About 2% of women and no known man can see colors that others cannot see.  They have the ability to see additional colors due to a mutation which creates the oppositive effect of color blindness or deficiency. The mutation enhances and add's color to the human visible spectrum.   The women have an additional cone retinal …

Send the Elevator Back Down

Fundamentals: If you have done well for yourself, it is important to share your experience, knowledge and time helping others.  This aligns with healing or repairing the world through action. While words may inspire, the action of pushing the button to send the elevator goes a bit beyond the words.   It is representative of a …

In Folks We Trust- Trust Challenge

Our Trusted System Our water, our food, our fuels,  our driving, our flying, our entire existence depends on inherent and implicit trusted relationships.   To simplify this to the basics, imagine as you drink a glass of water, coffee or other while you read this post, how many people had something to do with the drink …

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