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Goodbye, Grandma

My grandmother, Jessie Louella Payne Nau, passed away peacefully this morning in Payette, Idaho, surrounded by her family. She was born on September 8, 1917, in Middleton, Idaho, and lived for over 95 years. She was an extraordinary woman who lived through the Great Depression, built bombers during World War …

Last Day at Work

Today is my last day at BMC Software. It’s been two years as a contractor. I’ve had a lot of fun, lots of laughs, and did some really good things. It’s time, however, to move on. So, right now, I’m taking the posters off the wall …

Is It Day Yet?

Nothing wakes you up like a meeting at 6:30 in the morning (Pacific Time). It’s not the earliest meeting I ever had, but it’s pretty early. After not sleeping much last night and dreading the dentist’s appointment in three hours, I’m ready for more coffee …

Favorite 6 Jazz CDs

  1. John Coltrane - A Love Supreme
  2. The Quintet - Live at Massey Hall
  3. Thelonious Monk with John Coltrane
  4. Stan Getz/João Gilberto - Getz/Gilberto
  5. Miles Davis - Kind of Blue
  6. Ella Fitzgerald Sings the Duke Ellington Songbook