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Holidays

  • A Reflection on Holiday Meals and Hand-made Gifts

    Posted on January 2, 2011 by Bill

    If you’re like me, the holiday season is one long orgy of rich food and lavish meals. There are occasions with friends, family, colleagues, special clients, business groups, neighbors and others... Continue Reading

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  • A Reflection on Year-end Giving

    Posted on December 27, 2010 by Bill

    With the end of the year approaching, it’s time to review, summarize and analyze the year gone by. If you’re a self-employed consulting engineer as I am, you may tend to think of a year in terms of 52.5 weeks, 365 days, 8,760 hours — a percentage of which are billable… Continue Reading

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  • A Rumination on Holiday Gifting

    Posted on December 26, 2010 by Bill

    Nowadays the holiday season seems to be all about gifting. I spend a lot of time thinking about my gift list, pondering gift options, looking for suitable gifts, and hoping that my gifts will bring, ooh’s, ahh’s, smiles, delight and pleasure to those who receive them... It’s important to me to gift well, and I try to be thoughtful about every single gift, because I want the gifts I give to be meaningful and to reflect some aspect of my feelings about the recipient. I like gifts that are unusual yet functional; elegant yet practical; reflecting quality, value and good taste. Continue Reading

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