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10 Fascinating facts about Earth

An ever present theme in life today seems to be that “I can’t find a job.” While working on an online writing class assignment tonight I came across two very compelling videos chronicling at least 20 different occupational skilled and unskilled jobs in each. Sometimes we just have to sit back and take a look … Continue reading

Are Training Schools Answering Next Generation Workforce?

This is an issue near and dear to my heart. Upon graduation from high school in 1976, my initial dream of a future career was crushed when I realized I would not be able to fulfill it. Undeterred, upon working for the Marion, Ohio division of Whirlpool Corporation I had found a home. That is … Continue reading

Shifting Sands

During the past two weeks here in my hometown Delaware, Ohio the brick and mortar facie has changed. Our beloved independent bookstore “The Beehive” have closed their doors for good. Albeit rather abruptly, the closing leaves more questions than answers. Not even the manager got any notice of the decision until the public was told, … Continue reading

File – 20% Pay Cut For 650,000 Federal Workers copy.pdf

20% Pay Cut For 650,000 Federal Workers copy.pdf Sent from my iPad

OWU History at Our Fingertips

They Say that lightning rarely strikes twice in the same area, but our own Ohio Wesleyan University has done exactly that. This week I saw an article in the “Connect to OWU” section of their website that unveils a new asset available for use at the Beeghley Library. OWU History At Our Fingertips is the … Continue reading

Tonight’s Budget Buster

Just about 15 minutes ago I topped off my gas tank at a local United Dairy Farmers Station here in Delaware, Ohio. I paid $3.55 per gallon since I heeded GasBuddy.com’s warning about the imminent price spike at 6:00 pm this evening to an expected average of $3.89 per gallon for regular and higher for … Continue reading

Dateline: Mumbai India, Public Transit Projects Test Management Metal

This story is one for your Large Urban Transit operations toolbox. Just think if you had a population the size of Mumbai (Formerly Bombay, India) India and three large projects on your plate. There wouldn’t be enough Alka-Seltzer to cure the upset stomach and sleepless nights you’re having if you’re in charge of completing these … Continue reading