Month: May 2011

I Got a Feeling

I Got a Feeling

I was sitting at my desk when this song by the Black Eyed Peas called “I got a feeling” came on Pandora.  My son rushed over yelling to turn it up. I attribute turning up the volume to the resulting earworm that has lasted the last few days.  There could be worse things in the world.  Each…

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Walt Disney Quote

Walt Disney Quote

As my family and I were walking through Disney World last week, we noticed a lot of construction going on.  Come to find out, Fantasyland is getting a big face-lift.  We could see what appeared to be another castle being built and some mammoth big top tents.  We were told that it will be completed in 2012. But this…

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Back from Vacation

Back from Vacation

Yes, I’m back from vacation.  I won’t go into great detail.  I’ll save that for future posts.  In short, I gathered up the family and took them to a resort in Florida.  I got an opportunity to meet some new people and make some new memories.  I even got to ride in a Space Shuttle…

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Carrots and Sticks

Carrots and Sticks

After watching Dan Pink do his TED talk, I read his book Drive.  I felt inspired.  I am often left feeling inspired after finishing a book.  After recently consuming Drive for the umpteeth time, I made a sketch.  I then told Pictofigo about it.  The result is a poster.  I hope this gives you a good…

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Goodbye PMO Email

Goodbye PMO Email

Today was my last day with the PMO.  I couldn’t help but send an email to everyone before the SysAdmin locked all of my accounts. I’ve already gone to security and turned in my badges.  I’ve already talked to everyone I could find.  It is Friday, ya know.  You can’t expect everyone to be in…

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FAR from accurate

FAR from accurate

This post is not specifically about FAR (Federal Acquisition Regulations).  It’s about using relative grading or estimates (evaluations), before absolute grading or estimates (evaluations).  As an advisor to a source selection committee, I’m not allowed to write or talk about what is happening behind closed doors.  I can, however, write about the FAR .  Don’t click away just…

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