As I walked down the gangplank toward my ‘home in the air’ for the next eleven hours I heard even before I could see her the head Flight Attendant on Air Canada flight 003 from Vancouver to Tokyo. She was on the PA system almost cheerleading her staff, and as I appeared she put on … Continue reading AC03: Flying with Phaedra!
Wednesday morning I was sitting at my desk when a pop-up appeared on my screen. It was actually an Internet Explorer window, and although it was written entirely in Japanese, I suspected immediately that it was a scam, a fraud, malware, or something. Why? It had a very old Microsoft logo on it (from the … Continue reading Warning!
It was the title of my favourite Barenaked Ladies song, but in this context it is a lot scarier. I have been working toward my Second Degree Black Belt... well, really since I started Taekwondo in January of 2009, and then since I earned my Black Belt in June of 2010 but in reality I have … Continue reading One Week…
Yesterday was a dichoto-day. If I made that word up, it is what it sounds like – a day that was a mix of good and bad. I want to clarify at the outset that this had nothing to do with work, which was fine (I am teaching a class at TekSource Corporate Learning this … Continue reading Sixteen Days Out – a summary