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Growing CabForward

I’ve been serving as COO for a start up web application company for the past several months, and have found the experience to be one filled with challenges and opportunities for stepping outside my comfort zone. We’re experiencing exciting times … Continue reading

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Self-Employment Fundamentals

Self-employment continues to be of great interest as a career alternative for individuals from all walks of life, fueled, perhaps, by the lingering recession. The businesses operated by entrepreneurs are viewed as critically important to our society, since small businesses … Continue reading

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Starting Business in 2010

Self-employment continues to be of great interest as a career alternative for individuals from all walks of life, fueled, perhaps, by the lingering recession. The businesses operated by entrepreneurs are viewed as critically important to our society, since small businesses … Continue reading

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Job Hunting in a Down Economy

Job hunting during difficult economic times is challenging, but it doesn’t have to be overwhelming. Here are a few important steps to incorporate into your search methodology to help you conduct a more orderly and structured search. Define your personal … Continue reading

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Joe Line

My parents and their families lived and worked in Hannibal, a bustling river town located on the Mississippi River an hour or so north of St Louis. It was the boyhood home of Samuel Clemens, known to the world as … Continue reading

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Clickety Clack

I am a railroad buff. Working for the railroad seems to have run in my family. My maternal uncles, grandfather and great- grandfather worked at some point for the railroads in one job or another. My wife’s father was a … Continue reading

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Story of the Front Door Glass

This is a Christmas story written for my granddaughters, who were visiting us at our bed & breakfast during Christmas week, 1999. I had designed and created a new stained glass window for the front door, and kept it secret … Continue reading

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My First Fist Fight

When I was in the fifth grade at Eugene Field School, I met and made friends with Jim Tate, older brother of the wonderful girl who would later become the love of my life. Jim was a pretty rough boy, … Continue reading

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Trips to Elkhart

I had several memories of my grandma and grandpa White’s house at 135 Pacific Street, Elkhart, Indiana. It seems to me that we made several trips to their house by car. All four of us kids sat in the back … Continue reading

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Meeting Lea

When I was a junior in Hannibal High School, I had made friends with a neighbor, George Miller, who lived three houses down from us on Grace Street. George was a senior that year, and he had been dating my … Continue reading

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