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so you say, smart people are really stupid

At the team building workshop that I attended somehow the topic of IQ came up. (I really don’t remember how). What started out as a discussion about emotional intelligence ended up turning into essentially a bashing of people with high IQ, and then migrated on to smart people, in general. You know, the old smart people do not have any common sense bit. Anyhow, although ...

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where were you?

Today, five years ago, I was in a meeting. My project group was discussing promotional events and we were not getting anywhere. Finally, wrapping up the meeting, we were quibbling over when the next meeting should be. In the middle of our discussion, someone opened the door and said A plane just flew into the world trade center, and then shut the door again. At ...

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robin reads: in the company of the courtesan, predator

Predator (Kay Scarpetta Mysteries) by Patricia Cornwell Well, this is the first Kay Scarpetta (the lead detective/character) book that I’ve read, so I am not sure that this book is an accurate portrayal of the whole series. Generally, the book is a solid enough mystery and while there are not a lot of twists in the story, the big twist attempts to sort of pull ...

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fall on me

well, fall feels right around the corner which is both great and bad. Great, because I love fall. I love the little bit of coolness to the air (not much though, because this is the hot south); I love the goldenness of the afternoon sun; I love apples (ok, I don’t live near apple orchards, but I like the idea…) and the other fall foods ...

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It’s blog day!

Here’s my fun five for blogday (sorry folks, I really did pick new ones, not folks that I blogroll!) 1. Cooking Diva Cooking Diva Really this site is alot of fun, even for someone like me who emm… is not a very good cook. 2. Bea’s Diary Okay, maybe not technically a blog, but a pretty cool little illustrated journal. I love the illustrations. 3. ...

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