Category Archives: Work

Humour – Ar – Ar

When Lynn was paralyzed I slept on the floor in the living room so if she roused at night I would be there. We got the day rolling around 4:30 or so and on it rolled until I got home … Continue reading

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At least it’s not 8 days a week

Since the end of August – there about – I’ve been working seven on seven over one full time and one part time job. It is tiring but not in the physical sense. Life now is hit the ground running … Continue reading

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Seven on Seven

The new order of things, working seven days a week, brings a new meaning to being tired on some days. Tired is okay as long as it doesn’t turn to fatigue it’s all good. The extra money has been handy … Continue reading

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The 4th Week – time is now short

The 4th week is all but done and we are on short time now. There’s no two ways about it though the amount we learned in the 4th week paled in comparison to the first three. The refrigeration component was … Continue reading

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NAIT knows how

NAIT – Northern Alberta Institute of Technology – you would think that an organization with the word ‘technology’ in the name would put the correct date for a course ending on their website. Whoops. Today, after an email inquiry as … Continue reading

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I get by with a little help from my friends

There’s a theory called “The Self Attribution Fallacy” which states that people give themselves too much credit for where they are and what they’ve accomplished. We are all the product of both our own work and the work of others … Continue reading

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Kind of an oddity

In truth I don’t know who reads this blog nor why they read it. There is traffic and page views and once in a while there are comments. With this in mind it struck me as obvious that making a … Continue reading

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A passion for steam

Steam is a wonderful thing. It can be wet, it can be dry, it can power cities, break apart cast iron valves it is a very efficient way to transport and transfer energy. It is at the center of power … Continue reading

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Too late to the NAIT party line

Sunday morning I came to a decision – buy the POWC403 June 1 to Dec 31 course so as to make certain that I could login first thing Monday morning and buy the POWC316 A01 steam lab. All power engineering … Continue reading

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Misreading – misunderstanding – misery

Well the last part of the title is a bit of a stretch but it may be an apt description after last night’s quiz debacle. The way NAIT self teaching works is by a combination of thick spiral bound tomes … Continue reading

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