Yearly Archives: 2017

Turn Down the Volume

I feel a bit guilty about telling you to turn down the volume in your life while the radio is blaring in the background as I write this blog… Noise keeps building in our lives. This is especially true in manufacturing. Concern about economic conditions generate noise: tax policy, regulation discussions, energy sources old and […]

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Wake Up Everybody!

Wake up everybody no more sleeping in bed No more backward thinking time for thinking ahead The world has changed so very much From what it used to be There is so much hatred war and poverty Harold Melvin & the Bluenotes November 1975 I’ve been thinking a lot about this song lately. It’s a […]

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An Explorer in an XLR World

I’m not a car guy. My Explorer will pass 100,000 miles sometime in the next few weeks and I’m happy because it gets me there. Somewhere along the way, I lost the car gene. God has a peculiar sense of humor because I fell in love with a woman who could define the car gene. […]

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