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Category Archives: Work

To Put a Picture in your WordPress Weblog

Open your picture in Irfanview and resize it to at most 400 pixels wide, if it’s larger than that. If it’s smaller do not resize it.) To do this click in the horizontal menu “Image” then “Resize/Resample”. Then in the dialog box that popped up make sure the “Set new size” button is selected. Also […]

Job Wanted

I am available to work part-time as a clerical assistant. Online communications are my forte. Church, institution or small enterprise, if I can believe in your efforts. 15 to 25 hours per week. In your office, Nashville or Franklin, and/or from my home computer. Online Portfolio Click here to get in touch with me.

Why Do People Do Things with Noise Added?

Why do people do things noisily when they could just as easily do them quietly? I work in a place where library quiet is required of us. We have groups of people in rooms trying to concentrate on their work. There are no cubicles, just six foot tables, two workers to a table. Now it’s […]

The Omnipotent Co-Worker

We all have co-workers; we have many kinds of co-working relationships. Some of our work relationships are supposed to be egalitarian, most are not nonetheless. Co-working has many ramifications; not all of us are good at it. Remember the scores we got on our report cards for “Works well with others”? I don’t remember what […]

Dear John in a Squeeky Voice, or Bent on Self-Immolation

In the Peanuts comic strip, one of the kids (Lucy or Linus?) used to make a habit of telling the Beethoven-playing Schoeder that what people really want to hear is ‘waltzes, schottisches, and polkas’. And they were quite right, in more ways than we know. But I want to add one more kind to the […]

Women of Gee’s Bend

We saw a documentary on Nashville WNPT channel 8 about the women of Gee’s Bend, Alabama and about the quilts they have been making for generations. The program was very interesting and informative, but the biggest thing about the thing was the love and faith that was communicated by the women. I am filing this […]