It All Counts For Something

Back in the summer of 1980, a US Census office opened near my neighborhood. Like some local friends, I filled out an application and took the entrance exam. (It was frightfully easy.) My friend Andrew’s mom was a supervisor there, and she later confided in me that I’d scored the highest test grade of anybody … Continue reading “It All Counts For Something”

This Century Sucks

I’m not speaking politically, although surely a case can be made for that. I mean, personally. Editor’s note: Centuries, like decades, start on the year one. So, the 21st century started in 2001, despite what all of your parties thought. Career-wise, as the 20th century wound down I was an IT director at a major … Continue reading “This Century Sucks”