Category Archives: Personal

Farewell to a Sweet Lady

At least, that was always my impression of Nancy Pimentel, who went on to be Nancy Tracy in a 27 year second marriage. This is a bit of a strange memorial to write, as I can’t precisely say that she … Continue reading

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Lacking Sympathy

There is an imbalance of single college graduate women to men in the dating pool, leaving an increasing number of women in the lurch. The way colleges have been treating men versus women, the imbalance isn’t going to change soon. … Continue reading

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Standing Corrected

Previously in writing about Alone, I was critical of Sam’t shelter, mainly the way the outer tarp flapped noisily. Sam himself has posted a deconstruction of his shelter, including pictures of it at various stages of construction, showing how well-constructed … Continue reading

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Alone Again, Naturally

This seems to be my place for posting my thoughts on History Channel’s Alone, which completed its first season Thursday. There will be SPOILERS in this post. You have been warned. I have restrained myself from posting sooner and from … Continue reading

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Go Mitch!

Another week of Alone and Mitch remains… but so do the other three! I thought I might have written it in the prior post, but I don’t see that I thought Sam had a good chance of being next to … Continue reading

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Alone

I grew up in the middle of the woods. Lately I have regretted not taking more advantage of it. In the past year or so, I’ve gotten into some of the survival videos people post on YouTube. This at the … Continue reading

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Well Then

Time flies. This site was focused primarily on job hunting. Since I am not focused on job hunting any longer (not that I wouldn’t consider a serious opportunity appropriate to my skills, knowledge and interests, but there seems to be … Continue reading

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Thinking

Earlier this week, I got a call out of the blue from a prospective employer, sort of a basic phone screen and sounding out of interest. This watos one of the “saw your resume online” calls, and was for relatively … Continue reading

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Hiatus

I’m helping migrate and tweak a web site, so there’s a break in the job hunting and in the related posts. On another note, today is my fifth anniversary with FedEx. It had already surpassed over the summer my longest … Continue reading

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Feeling Like a Dinosaur

Once upon a time, I mailed out resumes to prospective employers. They might be advertising, or they might simply be likely possibilities I had identified. Notably I did the latter using a slightly outdated copy of the Directory of Massachusetts … Continue reading

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