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, and told me he put in the paperwork to fire me.  In reality the person who quit told me weeks ago about...

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...
Life Goals

Life Goals

When Dreaming, Shoot for the Stars I’ve been far to complacent in reaching for my dreams over the last few years.   By publishing my goals maybe I’ll be more compelled to working towards achieve them.  With that in mind, these are the things I wish to...
I’m a Martain with a Size XXL Mr. Fix It Hat

I’m a Martain with a Size XXL Mr. Fix It Hat

Recently I joined a professional support group to help me deal with some of life’s frustrations.  On the first meeting I was asked about what I wanted to get out of the experience.  One of my replies was I want to get better at inter-personal communications. Be...