Tag Archives: Scott Brown

No Postmortem Possible

Election night in America, 2014 – in the other room the folks on CNN and Fox News and MSNBC are chattering about what just happened, but no one knows quite what that was yet. As it approaches midnight back east, … Continue reading

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Random Purposeful Madness

There is always the tinfoil-hat crowd, the conspiracy crowd. Everyone makes fun of them, as those folks wear the little metal hats to shield the brain from electromagnetic fields, or to guard against mind control, or to stop the mindreading … Continue reading

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In the Land of the Fanatically Shallow

In his 1977 film Annie Hall – considered his best – Woody Allen was not nice to the world out here in Hollywood, where the light of his protagonist’s life, Annie, goes to make it big, or to get in … Continue reading

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Lessons Learned

It’s been a long time, but some things from the days of being a senior systems manager stick with you. All the work is always project work, a new system, and everyone is big on following the rules they’ve learned … Continue reading

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January Nihilism

Sometimes you win and win and win, and then you lose. And it feels rotten. Ask the San Diego Chargers – another great regular season, and another January, and another playoff game, and they lose to the lowly New York … Continue reading

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