Tag Archives: Humor

#WordlessWednesday : Laughing at Life


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#WordlessWednesday : Trust

Another amusing engineering T-shirt…

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#ThrowbackThursday : Running free

Another post in my monthly Throwback Thursday series — the re-publication of my personal favorite posts. Happy Memories, Part 1 I like to tell people my earliest memory is from when I was three or four. It features two little … Continue reading

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#WordlessWednesday : Analyze This

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#WordlessWednesday : Engineering Boast

I really like engineering-themed shirts, no matter how corny they are.

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My boss is my Facebook friend

This whole thing started a few years back, when he was not my boss, or anything similar. We met through work, we did a few tough projects together, we grew to respect each other, then like each other, and eventually … Continue reading

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My manager’s manager came to see me in my office. I had won a special award, he informed me, for my United Way donation. I would get to hear a talk by (and meet) a famous football player. He did … Continue reading

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Marbles: Mania, Depression, Michelangelo, and Me is Ellen Forney’s graphic memoir about her struggle with bipolar disorder.  A graphic novel is a brilliant way to deal with this subject, because words, even words in the hands of a gifted writer, … Continue reading

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Happy Memories, Part 3

In the background, I hear the insistent drumbeat of raindrops outside the window. It is a summer afternoon in Calcutta. The stifling heat of the morning has given rise to the “kal-boishakhi” — seasonal downpour — of the afternoon. It … Continue reading

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Happy Memories, Part 2

It was the summer vacation of third grade, and I was out with my friends. Our mothers were safely at home, relieved that we had chosen to take our shrieking play outdoors. Running down the sun-warmed streets, little feet flapping … Continue reading

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