Category Archives: Ramblings

Banjo, resurrected

Yesterday my cat of 17 years had a stroke, and we had to have her euthanized. Scooter was a quiet kitty for most of her life.  Having been orphaned as a kitten and bottle-fed by human attendants, she was quite … Continue reading

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Give me the beat.

It’s been a very emotional few weeks as I’ve wrapped up 18 years at Duke Corporate Education.  I’ve realized, again, that leaving involves people on both sides of the equation:  I needed to say goodbye and process what this next … Continue reading

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Do Rising Tides Lift All Boats?

There is a popular saying, when it comes to economic forecasting, that ‘a rising tide lifts all boats’.  This expression provides a comforting and confident view of top line growth in economies, with the associated presumption that even small and … Continue reading

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