Having an Extra – Ordinary Day…   ~|:-)

The Life and Times of Kurtis

I’ve always been what could be considered a “Top Performer.”  Well up until a few years ago when I got knocked on my ass.  This site chronicles the ups and downs of my life and the direction I want the last part of my life to take.

Being Dad’s been one hell of a ride!


My introduction to parenthood was, shall we say, just a wee bit rough. As Dad I’ve experienced the highest of highs and the lowest of lows. Once within seconds of each other…  Still, my best memories, recollections, and stories can be found under the My Kids sections.

It's Called A Leap Of Faith      A week or so ago I was called into the boss's office.  The day earlier somebody gave their notice, he blamed me for it even though the person who quit told me weeks ago about their plans but that isn't the point.  The point is he made...

My Most Important Job

My First Few Months My first few months at Micron was an immersion into the world of high tech manufacturing.  I was hired, straight out of school, into a division that eventually got spun off as Micron Custom Manufacturing Services.   It was an exciting time due to...

Whetstone Meeting Mar 28, 2019

I finished listening to The Right Stuff and the Wrong Stuff by Carter Cast.    Interesting book with a slant towards those people with managerial aspirations, still there were plenty of nuggets for those of us who consider ourselves to be professionals, but don't want...