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Some Rants, Raves and Ramblings about All that I See

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Entries from October 2007

A Company Policy Worth Ignoring

October 25th, 2007 · 22 Comments

We have a “company car policy” handed out to us every once in a while. In it, all of the rules, regulations and guidelines which the company asks us to abide by are contained. Some of them, like “keep your windows rolled up when stopped at a stoplight, are pretty much common sense here in [...]

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Review of the HP Pavilion TX1000z Tablet PC

October 25th, 2007 · 23 Comments

Review of the Hewlett-Packard Pavilion TX1000Z laptop computer The HP TX1000Z was released at the end of March to little fanfare from HP. It is really no wonder as HP is taking the risk that many manufacturers have shied away from in the past, production of a tablet PC. The tablet PC has found a [...]

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A Steak in Her Heart

October 21st, 2007 · 114 Comments

During our trip to Buenos Aires last weekend, there were a few things that were kept in mind – see a tango, do some shopping and eat beef. We did a lot of shopping and ate A LOT of beef. This is a steak that is typically found in a Argentine restaurant. Steak is not [...]

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Welcome to the Real World!

October 6th, 2007 · 40 Comments

We finally went out and invested in a T.V. that is larger than our microwave oven. For the last 10 years or so, we have put off joining the video revolution which meant to go beyond the basic tube TV that you have to sit a few feet away from so that the picture looks [...]

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Tags: Raves

A Business Plan – A Total Waste of Time

October 4th, 2007 · 69 Comments

I’m sitting here putting together our “2011 Business Plan” for review and sign-off by Copenhagen. It’s the 6th iteration I believe.

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Oh, Spare me the Excitement

October 1st, 2007 · 122 Comments

Today marked the first day of our new, big, consolidated Latin America region. Management touts it as being the next logical  step in our development and that it makes a lot of sense strategically as Central America has so much in common with South America. Together we are stronger than our sum and that going forward will be an exciting time and we [...]

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