Monthly Archives: April 2012

Going places, stepping up

The other day someone marked some recent achievements by saying: “This is great!   You are finally going somewhere in the world! This is really a step up!”.  I thanked them for their compliment and kinds words, but I was surprised to … Continue reading

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The underestimation of a friend

I recently caught up with some dear friends, at the same time introducing them to M. I was a bit worried as my friends have a different view of relationships and marriage to me – I didn’t want to offend … Continue reading

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If I offered you a smile would you take it?

The actor offered the photographers what he hoped was a winning smile, while one of the more competitive photographers offered his colleague a mean smile. Back at the office the journalist offered a smile that she hoped would reinforce to … Continue reading

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Finding that thing

Two wise men told me to find the thing that blows your hair back.  What a description!  To look for the thought that races past you and leaves you breathless.  To search for the question that fascinates you like a … Continue reading

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You can’t beat time

But you can race it!  Hurdle deadlines!  Run as fast of the speed of light so you can’t see the hands on the clock move! (if only it was as easy to achieve as it is to write about it) … Continue reading

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Gold!

A few comments broke the tedium of today’s all day useful meeting: I find the hydraulics literature is very dry. I think you need to branch out from only looking a stem growth rates.

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