Family -I'm big on the family, but am not
going to share much here. If you would like me to
email copies of past family grams/newsletters, drop
me a line and I'll give it due consideration (firstname.lastname@example.org).
Genealogy is an addictive
hobby. Fascinating and a lot like a detective story.
Some of the nuts are tough to crack and the answers are
usually fairly surprising (be prepared to "dump" the family
lore - the truth is much more shocking, interesting, and
downright funny - your ancestors were human after all).
Business Travel -
My job takes me all over the
world. Not sure why the family and wife put up with
it, but it certainly has been an education for this kid from
Oregon. To summarize in a single sentence:
"There is one heck of a lot of great people out there."
Lingo - Every industry
has a specialized language used by its members to quickly
convey concepts. The uninitiated are often confused
and feel left out when the aficionados begin using their
customized version of English. Below are a couple of
attempts to capture and explain the "lingo" from a couple of