Do you dare?

It was above the timber line. The steady march of the forest had stopped as if some invisible barrier had been erected beyond which no trees dared move in a single file. Beyond was barrenness, sheer rocks, snow patches and strong untrammeled winds. Here and there were short tufts of evergreen bushes that had somehowContinue reading “Do you dare?”

The Right Equipment for the Job

I was almost done mowing the lawn last weekend when the front wheels of the mower fell off. This has happened once before and our mechanic was able to “make a part” to keep the wheels on. I should have considered myself on notice. When the problem occurred again a few days ago I wasContinue reading “The Right Equipment for the Job”

Human. Resources.

“Human” Merriam-Webster definition #3-b:  representative of or susceptible to the sympathies and frailties of human nature (human kindness; a human weakness). “Resources” Merriam-Webster definition #1-c : a natural feature or phenomenon that enhances the quality of human life; and #1-e : a source of information or expertise. “Human Resources” Merriam-Webster definition #1: personnel. What? Personnel? How did we get from words like “sympathies” andContinue reading “Human. Resources.”