The nights are cooler and the days are shorter. The long Labor Day weekend is behind us and the kids are back in school. You know what that means?
“Summertime and the livin’ is easy” isn’t just a lyric from one of the most covered songs in the history of theater (“Summertime” by DuBose Howard, 1935, from &ldqu
If you think getting the toothpaste back in the tube is a problem, imagine trying to untangle and sort out the recent alphabet soup spill that occurred where the sea meets the land in the middle
Just when you thought it was safe to get back in the water, the theme music from “Jaws” ramps up in your ears.
We’re never quite sure here in the Pacific Northwest just when summer will arrive — or whether it will at all.
Now that the distractions of March’s TPM container shipping conference are behind us, I can get back to completing what I started with my February column (“Rewards of Risk,” Feb.
As the old saying goes, “Time flies when you’re having fun.” Somehow, TPM 2012 has come and gone, with record attendance and, from all indications, a very satisfied group of conferen
You’ve heard the wisecracks and jokes: “How can you tell your life-partner is a consultant?
Over the past several years, my wife and I have taken our main vacation time during a two- to three-week period in January, after the holiday season is past, but during the depth of winter in most of...
As I prepared to write my last monthly column for 2011, I couldn’t help but think that I had just “recently” written my December 2010 article, which looked back over the first decade
About 10 days after returning from last month’s TPM Asia Conference in Shenzhen, I turned around and headed back to Asia, this time to join two trade missions with Oregon companies to Hong Kong,
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