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Kuwait, part 7

Somewhere along the way we met with the base safety NCOIC.  She was very good at her job, but had never dealt with explosives.  We passed on some recommendations.  482 more words

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Assessing The Damage Caused By Typhoon Hagupit

As our ShelterBox Response Team volunteers continue to assess the damage caused by Typhoon Hagupit, which hit the Philippines earlier this month, they describe how much the island of Samar has changed in just a few weeks. 479 more words


How Do You get Paid for Change Orders?

So many people complain about not getting paid in this industry. One main point of contention is the change order. So how do you get paid for change orders? 1,414 more words


Getting Started Information for Project Online

A great set of resources from Brian Smith at Microsoft.

There are a number of sources scattered around for Getting Started with Project Online – hopefully this will help find some of the more useful articles and videos. 7 more words


random act of kindness.

On my way home from work tonight, I stopped to pick up Nimitz and Charlie from doggie day care. While I waited for the pups to say goodbye to their friends and be brought out to the lobby, one of the staffers handed me an envelope. 273 more words

Kuwait, part 6 (Oman, Bahrain)

Bahrain was a little different than Oman.  It was much more humid than Kuwait, but not nearly as bad as Oman.  In Oman we had no problem getting a place to stay and an alcohol ration card.  994 more words

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2014 Reflections: Nepal

Over the years we’ve reported countless stories of the unending commitment of our response team volunteers to overcome challenging conditions when delivering aid. This autumn’s response in Nepal sits amongst any of them for the sheer grit and determination shown by our volunteers to deliver aid to families living in remote communities. 296 more words