Monthly Archive:: December 2008

Cancer for Christmas – One Year Later

I had my annual mammogram this last Tuesday – remembering how last year’s formerly routine event wound up, to say I was a little nervous is a vast understatement. Here’s the news: I’m now officially a survivor. Looking back at the last 372 days, I have to say it’s been quite a ride. So many [&hellip

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Pay No Attention to the Man Behind the Curtain (If You’d Like to Stay Blissfully Ignorant)

I lost my health insurance the other day – and I'm not going to look for it. I have reason to be very glad this didn't happen last year, given the cancer-for-Christmas gift I received at my mammogram last December. Now that I'm in the self-pay column, I called the imaging practice where my next [&hellip

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The Story (& the Song) Remain the Same

I think I'm on to something. Not that this is entirely a surprise, but it's nice when the universe sends you positive feedback fast. Today, the Greater Richmond Technology Council had an IT recruiter + candidate mixer called TechNOW. Given the current landscape locally, with Qimonda closing its chip plant, Genworth dealing with a mortgage-market [&hellip

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The Story on the Whole Jobs Thing (at Least AFAIC…)

Jobs numbers have, to quote Forbes Magazine, fallen “off the table”. Everyone knows at least a dozen people who are un-, or at least under, employed. And several more who are decidedly nervous about their continued employment. Here’s what I’ve been thinking for quite a long time now: jobs are dead. Long live daily individual [&hellip

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