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Tricks of the Trade and Rules of Thumb!

Even in a high-tech precision world, not much is accomplished without a few “tricks-of-the-trade” or “rules of thumb.”  Why?  Because, despite mechanization and computer manipulation, there is a real world filled with real people who are tasked with getting things … Continue reading

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Good Beginnings

“Call me Ishmael . . .”  Herman Melville, Moby Dick. “These are the times that try men’s souls.”  Thomas Paine, Common Sense. “It was the best of times, it was the worst of times . . .”  Charles Dickens, A … Continue reading

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