El Salvador (Conclusion)

(Continuing from last week) After touring this vacant factory building in the El Salvadoran industrial park we returned to our armored tank … er, car as it was beginning to get dark. It was in a sketchy area and I was beginning to become a little uneasy. The problem worsened when our driver went to […]

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El Salvador (Part 1)

In last week’s story, I mentioned being hesitant about visiting Haiti.  This was due in part to an experience I had earlier in life.  In the mid-1980s, our tiny company, Triton Systems, had grown to a dozen or so employees.  We were still struggling to find our way and jumped at nearly any opportunity that presented […]

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Corporate Expense Policies You (won’t) Want to Consider

When on business travel, I would often write to fill the time. This is the product of one such trip in which you might detect that I was quite bored.  I swear that this was written and circulated at the company as a joke… well, sort of.   MEMO From: Frank Wilem TO: All Employees […]

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Arctic Adventure

I was only a year out of college – old enough to get my first engineering job, but young enough to still be clueless about the world – when my opportunity to visit the Arctic presented itself. I was working for the offshore oil exploration group of Texas Instruments’ Geophysical Services Division, designing electronics. That’s […]

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