David F.
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David F.'s Discussions

Immigration & Expats

Started this discussion. Last reply by David F. Aug 25. 23 Replies

Have any of my fellows emigrated from one country to another?I’m curious as to reasons one moves and how things went.Continue

Mint

Started this discussion. Last reply by David F. May 23. 6 Replies

Does anyone use mint on this site?My main questions are what do you like and dis-like.Also can two people share or link accounts so my wife and I can use the service.ThanksContinue

How does one settle one’s mind from how life worked out vs how you thought it would go?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Alex Kameno May 5. 37 Replies

I have hit the point in my career that I have to wait for people to retire to advance in my company.  I grew up thinking I would career climb.  However working in a wide flat org structure has…Continue

Maintaining enthusiasm for changes in how you live.

Started this discussion. Last reply by David F. Aug 28, 2015. 16 Replies

My wife and I are on a diet and activity plan.  Some of what we want to do is move toward eating Mediterranean Diet and Activity along with moving toward meatless days a few days a week.This is…Continue

 

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Latest Activity

David F. replied to GK's discussion Hard time saying no
"So schedule to do your things and say you are busy.  No lie, No argument, just facts. If she blows up, be done. You don't need the stress and time lag."
Wednesday
David F. replied to GK's discussion Hard time saying no
"Just tell them you can't as you need to get to work a bit early.  If they ask you how much earlyer say 30 min.  Go to work 30 min early and take the extra time to spin up etc. "
Tuesday
David F. replied to Fredrick Mcoy's discussion Quick growth tips
"How is your vegetable and fruit intake?  Beyond calories you need to eat a wide variety of fruits and vegetables.   How are you at eating a rainbow of colors fruit and vegetable wise?  "
Tuesday
David F. replied to David R.'s discussion Sports hazing
"I have never understood hazing, I don't really see a need to.  This is beyond hazing. Fastest way to stop this is to simply stop attending Rangers games. Take all profit out of the team for assault on people.    "
Nov 28
David F. replied to Daniel C. Tanner's discussion Trouble with Ties
"Thanks"
Nov 9
David F. replied to Daniel C. Tanner's discussion Trouble with Ties
"It should let you still tie the ties.  Just don't tighten to much."
Nov 9
David F. replied to Daniel C. Tanner's discussion Trouble with Ties
"Given your profession.  I would go to a Taylor and see if they can cut your ties and stitch them back together with a few threads.  Basically modify them to be break a way.  That would let you both keep your collection, tie them in…"
Nov 8
David F. replied to Carl Ruschhaupt's discussion Woodbadge? in the group Scouts & Scouters
"My wife did Woodbadge and I will do it next time it is offered.  We both have MBA's so much of what is taught about leadership and team work is kind of old hat.  But if you don't have that background, it is really good.…"
Oct 13
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Oct 13
David F. replied to Steven Fields's discussion Fashion For Men Over Sixty
"What style are you going for?   What do you do with your time? The answer is the same regardless of age.  Get some catalogs of men's clothing and cut out the images (cut off the heads also) of that which catches YOUR eye.  What…"
Oct 10
David F. replied to 2risewhenfallen's discussion My First Resignation
"Unless you are the CEO and even then its hard, you can't change company culture.  Do your job to your best during the hours they pay you.  After that find your next career rung.  When you do, you give them 2 weeks and move on.…"
Oct 10
David F. replied to John Muir's discussion Meetings - tools for productive amplification, or soul-sucking wastes of time?
"Agenda sent in advance, with a clearly defined set decisions that must be made. Perhaps include the cost to the company for the meeting.  Meeting Cost = People's Salary + overhead * (Meeting Time +30 min) This should be less then value of…"
Oct 6
David F. replied to 2risewhenfallen's discussion My First Resignation
"Do you have your next job lined up?"
Oct 6
David F. replied to Lucious Drake's discussion Improving one's articulation and pronunciation
"My son is taking singing lessons.  She admonishes him to open his jaw.  Beyond that he has warm up singing "Momma Made Me Mash My M and Ms".   I would suggest singing lessons to open up your mouth and help with Articulation…"
Oct 6
David F. replied to Sir's discussion What college freshmen should know
"Actually building recipes and taking photos as you cook them is an easy exercise for the students.  They all have smart phones."
Oct 3

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13th Warrior, Nightmare before Christmas
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At 11:56am on February 26, 2014, Bob Giraldi said…

Thank you as well for your kind words.

At 9:06pm on December 19, 2013, Herb Munson said…

Better late than never! lol Welcome to The Great Debate.

At 9:31am on May 27, 2011, Steve M said…

David, I noticed that you didn't put your name on the members map, I was just looking to find out how close you were to the tornado that ripped through TUSCALOOSA, Alabama. Did you suffer any from that tornado?

Then I realized I went right by your fair city when I was escaping Hurricane Katrina. I was going to friends in Tupelo.  At the time I was living in Pass Christian.

At 7:39pm on January 8, 2010, Michael J. Austin said…
Hello and welcome to the site !!!!
At 1:24pm on January 8, 2010, Brett McKay said…
Welcome to the Community, David! Glad to see you already starting discussions.
At 11:42am on January 8, 2010, Herb Munson said…
Hi there David. Welcome to AoM. Also, thought I'd give you a friendly invite to check out my new group The Great Debate. Just click on "Groups." It's the one with the colorful galaxy picture. It's also one of the most active groups on AoM. In any case, great to have you aboard.
 
 
 

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"If you think it's an omelette in a pie crust, I'll get my quiche somewhere else!"
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