The beginning of the year is a weird time to think about endings. Hard to tell if that’s bad luck or perfect timing. Continue reading “Endings”
Welcome to Nantes, France. OK, maybe that isn’t entirely true. Welcome to a Best Western at the end of the #75 bus line, which is a 15 minute walk to my company’s local office, which is in the suburbs of Nantes.
It’s a bit like people in Norcross welcoming you to Atlanta.
Twenty years is a long time. It’s amazing how one person can make two decades absolutely amazing.
I don’t like airing dirty laundry. It does no good in most personal and professional matters. However, some companies only resolve problems when forced to address them in a public form. So prepare to read the gory details of U.S. Bank failing to refinance my truck.
They were supposed to pay off my old loan on September 21, 2012. It’s November 1, 2012 and it still hasn’t been done.
Before you read the letter I sent to U.S. Bank (priority mail with delivery confirmation), let’s set some expectations: Continue reading “Epic Banking Fail”
The last twenty percent takes eighty percent of the time … it’s the story of my life.
I’m surrounded by bare wood, both literally and figuratively. Aside from being a great name for a nudist Rolling Stones cover band, “bare wood” is the term that applies to projects that look finished but have only just begun. It’s inspired by the new shelves in my pantry. Continue reading “Bare Wood”
Ladies and gentlemen, this post is not about airline travel (you’re welcome). This post is about automotive entropy, financial obligations and the American economy.
Yes, I finally bought a new truck. And it’s big …
Continue reading “The Truck That Ate My Driveway”