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getting into project management?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Lucius Artorius Castus Mar 27. 1 Reply

Hi,I'm working as a highways inspector and I'm thinking about getting into civil engineering project management. Does anybody have any experience in this, good things,bad things?ThanksJames Continue

how to clean up a pewter flask

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Hi there, I've recently inherited a pewter flask and I'm looking to Clean it up and reuse it. I've tried wiping it. Down but it's still dirty on the Inside, does anybody know how to clean it inside…Continue

how to cope after losing dad

Started this discussion. Last reply by Roberto Feb 14. 14 Replies

Hi, i'm writing this in the hope of some info/advice.I recently suddenly lost my dad and for the last few weeks my moods have been up and down like a yoyo. one minute i'm alright and the next i'm sad…Continue

makes me laugh!

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 I was wandering around a local shop and saw a kitchen set of scales with the Union Jack on the front. Just for a laugh I picked up and turned around and found out that it was made in China!has…Continue

 

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Lucius Artorius Castus replied to james m's discussion getting into project management?
"Good things.... about the same as the inspectors job. Bad things... dido. Pain in the ass things.... Murphys law will never fail. Look into critical path thinking and pert charts to get an idea of how to deal with that. In any project management…"
Mar 27
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getting into project management?

Hi,I'm working as a highways inspector and I'm thinking about getting into civil engineering project management. Does anybody have any experience in this, good things,bad things?ThanksJames See More
Mar 27
james m replied to Rico's discussion Would you marry a woman who is 6 years older than you?
"If you love her then yes, marry her. I married a woman 20 years older than me and we've been together for over 13 years! I think that what you're feeling is natural, everybody feels nervous before they take the plunge. "
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how to clean up a pewter flask

Hi there, I've recently inherited a pewter flask and I'm looking to Clean it up and reuse it. I've tried wiping it. Down but it's still dirty on the Inside, does anybody know how to clean it inside and out?ThanksJimSee More
Feb 25
james m replied to james m's discussion how to cope after losing dad
"Thanks for the advice guys. I still have good days and bad days but on the whole it slowly seems to be getting better. i've set myself the goal of getting my maths up to a decent level so that i can sign up for an engineering course and that…"
Feb 14
AB replied to james m's discussion how to cope after losing dad
"James, not too much advice from me that you probably haven't heard. I would suggest not taking the pills, keep that in your back pocket for much much further down the road. Allow yourself to grieve and try to take care of yourself. I would…"
Feb 14
Lucius Artorius Castus replied to james m's discussion if I won the lottery I would...
"Give it away. Winning the lottery is bad juju...."
Feb 13
Diamond Joe MacDonald replied to james m's discussion if I won the lottery I would...
"After the obvious action items, debt cleared, family and futured secured, I'd buy the super yacht, "Pink Gin" and become a Bond level evil genius.   "
Feb 13
Sebastian replied to james m's discussion if I won the lottery I would...
"I would donate a major part to charity, safe something for the future and then travel the world. "
Feb 9
Jarid replied to james m's discussion how to cope after losing dad
"being on a rollercoaster of emotion is normal. I lost my dad and have lost some friends. You will feel horrible. Then day by day youll wake up and eventually itll just be a dull ache. Itll get better with time."
Feb 8
Matt Eo replied to james m's discussion how to cope after losing dad
"My dad passed away two weeks after a sudden cancer diagnosis a little more than five years ago.  One of the best descriptions of the grieving and coping process that someone shared with me at that time was something like this- It's like…"
Feb 8
Brown Fox replied to james m's discussion how to cope after losing dad
"A few weeks and people are recommending anti-depressants? Ridiculous.  I lost my father two years ago after a long illness and I still feel the pain. You will never stop grieving him, but you will be able to cope. I know, for myself, I just got…"
Feb 7
Kevin replied to james m's discussion how to cope after losing dad
"Try this.  It may sound silly but it really helps.  Set down and write a letter to yourself, but write it as though it is your dad writing the letter to you.  Write the things in the letter that you think that your dad would say to…"
Feb 7
Kevin replied to james m's discussion how to cope after losing dad
"I would also recommend cracking open the yellow pages (or doing a google search) and finding a grief counselor nearby.  Even spending the money for a single hour of counseling with an actual, professional counselor, can really help a lot.…"
Feb 7
Kevin replied to james m's discussion how to cope after losing dad
"My mother passed away unexpectedly about two years ago.  My wife bought me this book off of Amazon called "Healing the Adult Child's Grieving Heart."  Even though I studied psychology and counseling in college and thought…"
Feb 7
Carl Monster replied to james m's discussion how to cope after losing dad
"Grief is tricky stuff. Some of it you can skim off the top and release as in the waves you are feeling now; some sinks to the bottom to appear (when stirred) years, decades, later. Part of being human; to love is to one day experience loss. I'm…"
Feb 7

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At 1:11pm on March 8, 2010, Steve M said…
Happy Birthday, James! :) Hope it's a great one.
At 9:31pm on December 7, 2009, Michael J. Austin said…
Hello and welcome to the site James !!!!
At 3:53pm on December 7, 2009, Herb Munson said…
Hi there James. Welcome to AoM. I would also like to invite you to take a look at one of the most active groups here. It's my new group called The Great Debate. It's the one with the colorful galaxy picture. In any case, good to have you here and welcome aboard.
 
 
 

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