Author Archives: Susan

About Susan

I am a nerd girl. While some of the postings here look like work stuff, the opinions and intellect and intellectual property are mine and mine alone. I am a unique individual and my employer in no way defines me.

I don’t know where I’m gonna go when the volcano blows

Our trip to see the Taal volcano was great fun, exhausting and a great lesson in local horse trading also. The hotel arranged for us to hire a driver with a large van (a very nice van), a tour guide … Continue reading

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Report from Manila

I wish I knew how many days I’ve been in Manila.  I left home on Friday morning and it is Wednesday morning in Manila (Tuesday night back home) and I’ve worked 2 shifts.  The class has been great – with … Continue reading

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T Minus 7 days and counting

In 7 days, I will be embarking on an adventure.  I leave for a 1 month work assignment in Manila, The Philippines where I will be part of the second wave of trainers for our service center there.  This trip … Continue reading

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My Week in Boston

This is the second attempt at a blog about my week in Boston.  I won’t tell you what happened there because you already know.  Here are my details.  I had planned to visit my colleagues in Littleton from Sunday to … Continue reading

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Where I find my Inspiration

There are times when I get down, lose my energy and inspiration.  We all do.  I look around and often find inspiration in unusual places.  This week, I found it in my young grand-nephew Tyson.  He and his family took … Continue reading

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Send the Elevator Back Down

In 2004, Ed Brill took a chance on me.  He approved my friend Kathleen McGivney and me to speak at Lotusphere 2005, doing a Domino Administration Jumpstart.  Kathleen and I both did presentations as part of our Field Support Engineer … Continue reading

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Thank you to the people who made IBM Connect 2013 a hit

I arrived in Orlando this year after driving the 8 hours by choice.  I arrived a day early to get myself ready for what many in the ‘community’ saw as the end of Lotusphere.  I knew it would be stressful … Continue reading

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