rivercrow on April 10th, 2012

So we are trying to sell the old house. As it clearly states in the adverts, it is a 1100 sf place, 3 bedroom, 1 bath. It was built in 1980, right when people started adding a second bath or half bath. But it’s a small house. Why do people view the house and complain […]

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rivercrow on November 4th, 2007

I have a job starting in a few weeks. The position seems challenging and I feel comfortable about the work culture. The more I learn, the more I realize how important a good cultural fit is. A misfit is just too costly a mistake — expensive for both me and the company, tho I admit […]

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rivercrow on May 7th, 2007

(I’m stealing some of the following from some books I’ve read. If anyone cares to source the statements, help yourself–I can’t recall titles at the moment.) Games are a common metaphor for negotiation–but it’s important that all the participants speak the language of game. Not long ago, women were not involved in team sports and […]

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rivercrow on April 25th, 2007

Sometimes I am overwhelmed with melancholia, anticipating the loss of friends and loved ones. Mortality I can deal with. It’s my own stupidity that frustrates me most. I stumble along, make judgment errors, start worrying about abandonment. I forget–forgiveness and grace exist. But I never count on either. They’re always unexpected.

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rivercrow on April 25th, 2007

If there’s one thing I wish I had, it’s a trust-worthiness indicator. It would work globally. No matter where the other person is, it would tell me if that person could be trusted. It would be discreet. Ideally, I could get the thing implanted so that it would be undetectable. I’m the only one who […]

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