Leonardo da Vinci’s resume

Looking for jobs is not hard… Getting favorable responses based around bullet points of your 10 year career on a single 8×11 piece of paper is frustrating. I’ve spent months writing, rewriting, formating, tweeking and reformating my resume to get it to a state of acceptance by scanners. Then I’ve had to make sure I’m …

Cold Day in Chinatown gets Colder

I was walking down Elizabeth St one day near the Blood Church and as I walked past a traffic cop, I saw the usual counterfeit handbag singers with their lamented flyers pulling more tourists aside to show their wares. I supposed that the traffic cops don’t really care but Bloomberg does and he’s been cracking …

The Aristocrats!

The Senator-elect with an impertinent demeanor has a wife with a curious hand. Gail Huff, Scott Brown’s wife and WCVB Boston reporter is also talented in “slipping a mickey“, naturalist swimming and liberating tubes of lotion as seen in this Digney Fignus video from 1982: Americans are fascinated with celebrity, how do you think Obama …

The Financial Bridge to Recovery Doesn’t Include Non-Bankers

On the news that the large wall street banks are set to make record payouts again this year, nearly 18 months after the financial meltdown, most people might have a knee jerk reaction of disgust. Alas, no. We need these captains of industry to keep our engines of capitalism running right!?! Right? Yeah, right into …

Healthy Body Empty Pockets

The healthcare debate seems to have quieted some since the holidays. I understand the Senate and House are trying to reconcile the two bills passed, however, based on the diverse versions either has introduced I’m concerned the end result will be too weak of a bill to amount to any real reform. As someone that …

Festival of Lights

Northern California, for the most part, is predominately Christian, but there’s a larger populous believing in some version of Eastern or New Age ideas (with regards to the Bay Area it’s surprising low to hear “about 1 in 4 Americans believe in Eastern or New Age ideas” from Pew Forum survey). It wasn’t until moving …