“We have a cash flow problem”

That title is a tidbit and snippet of family lore from my Father in Law, Kenneth Gibson. He was a commercial realtor for Grover Bauer in Tulsa in the 1970s-80s, and he told me a story once about selling a commercial property for a client. The client was being a bit slow on paying him his […]

Happy Year of the Monkey!

So we’ve already covered that I’m a pack-rat where data is concerned.  It’s easier to keep track of than boxes of paper, and backup tapes and the equipment to read them can fit in one box… Yesterday I exchanged Lunar New Year greetings with Hoo Kok Mun — one of my favorite student workers at TU […]

Adventures in ERP migration

Today I had a great phone call with a former colleague in the Washington State Community College system. He joined our little band of 32 IT Directors about a year after I did, and was at a similar-sized college so naturally we hit it off.  It was great to reminisce and recall personalities, but the thing […]

Remembering “Challenger”

It was a day like many others in Oklahoma — sunny and warm for winter, kinda like today. I’d come home from work for lunch — I was a newbie/recent college graduate masquerading as a Mutual Fund Salesman.  Not making any money, so a tuna sandwich back at the college duplex rental was still the […]