The Hill to Die On

An old network manager who was my peer for years at a previous company used to ask a trick interview question to see if people truly understood what he was really asking.  He would ask: “Which is the best OS – Unix or Windows?” What he truly wanted as an answer was “it depends on…

What a difference a week makes

“You don’t mind”, he asked. “Why would I mind?” “Well, you might have plans to go out”, was his reply. I had, a week ago, had plans to go out. Hell, I had planned on surprising him with entire weekend. I mean, it IS his birthday. But that has changed. My plans have changed. There…

Glimpses into My Week

Monday:  Weird day. Lots of stuff to do at work.  Lots to handle at home. Sunday night, G and I had a talk about his parents and Easter.  A few weeks ago, he told his parents off – well, not quite – more like gave them an honest assessment of how our kids feel about…