Monthly Archives: October 2009

The Water Gourd

I grew up in a municipal Human Resources Department between the years 1979 and 1990. It was a different world then and I was profoundly lucky. The HR unit I entered, with no prior experience in HR, was in virtual shambles, hated and feared by most of the organization, mostly because the department had become […]


I have been off-line for the last month and some. I got married on September 13th. The preceding days had been filled with intense, sometimes frantic preparations, a big family picnic and a Cuban style pig roast. Time passed in a blink, and suddenly Carmen and I were taking our vows — at dusk at […]