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The Computer Chip Shortage: Catch 22

May 20th, 2023 Comments Off on The Computer Chip Shortage: Catch 22

Caught in the Catch 22 trap in the computer chip shortage.

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The Death of Customer Service

May 13th, 2023 Comments Off on The Death of Customer Service

If you treat me as a dime-a-dozen, you can kiss my business goodbye.

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Gordon Lightfoot: Heaven’s Music Hall of Fame

May 6th, 2023 Comments Off on Gordon Lightfoot: Heaven’s Music Hall of Fame

Honouring Canadian music icon Gordon Lightfoot who passed away this week.

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The Politician’s Super-Secret Tactical Handbook

April 29th, 2023 Comments Off on The Politician’s Super-Secret Tactical Handbook

Hmmm, how many ways are there to embroider the truth in the world of politics? I must start this post by declaring that I have to keep my source confidential. The individual who provided me with a copy of the Politician’s Super-Secret Tactical Handbook – let’s call him/her Deep Goat – did so at great […]

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The Inflation Iceberg: What Lies Below the Water?

April 21st, 2023 Comments Off on The Inflation Iceberg: What Lies Below the Water?

Trying to wrap my head around the nebulous term “inflation” and how much control the powers that be have to influence it.

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Retirement: Hoisting the Mainsails

April 15th, 2023 Comments Off on Retirement: Hoisting the Mainsails

Setting the sails for my days of leisure by communing with the beauties of nature.

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Trump Indictment: The Never-Ending Chess Game

April 8th, 2023 Comments Off on Trump Indictment: The Never-Ending Chess Game

Hmmm, once the political chess game begins does it ever really end? I have for the most part avoided wading into the continuous circle of controversy around Donald Trump. I did pen one post in the lead-up to his election as president primarily to purge my mind of the irritation. I am choosing to do […]

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Hallelujah I Am Free

April 1st, 2023 Comments Off on Hallelujah I Am Free

Hmmm, can I get a hallelujah for finishing the marathon? I am not referring to the gospel hymn by that name although some of the sentiment applies. I am declaring that I am now officially retired from the workforce. The reality is slowly taking form and substance for me. The fear that I will wake […]

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In the News: From Rapporteurs to Racoon Dogs

March 18th, 2023 Comments Off on In the News: From Rapporteurs to Racoon Dogs

Strange news headlines and why I am better off not reading the newspaper.

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Metaphors of Life Journal: The Law of Profits, CEO Rhetoric and the Trickle-Down Theory

March 11th, 2023 Comments Off on Metaphors of Life Journal: The Law of Profits, CEO Rhetoric and the Trickle-Down Theory

Contemplating corporate greed and the twisted mind games of corporate executives

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