March 22nd, 2017

Managing the Piles of Stuff

When I was a buyer at Rich’s–BC (before computers).  It wasn’t totally before.  We had a fax machine on the 5th floor in the other building and a big, honkin’, green screen computer on each of our desks.  It was basically a giant calculator with no connection to the interwebs. In those days,  my attempts to organize consisted of piles on my

March 19th, 2017

The Countdown Begins, My Fear of Failure

It’s really not a countdown, because there are more than 30 days until the research papers are due. Let’s face it, that’s what I’m worried about–the research papers.  I will keep up with the weekly assignments and get them in on time and do well on them, but I’m terrified of these papers and I know it’s unreasonable. I have

March 18th, 2017

Hey There, Georgy Girl!

One of the great and transitional songs of the Rock and Roll era, “Hey There, Georgy Girl.” It was that time where the bands were still wearing matching clothes, playing stand up basses and were clean cut. The counterculture was building, but it wasn’t in public, yet. That’s they way I feel about my studies, right now. I’ve got the