I had not even finished my first year at my first professional position out of College when I was being recruited by a large financial organization downtown. At the interview, I thanked them for their interest but informed them that I wished to remain loyal to my current employer for at least the remainder of my first year for the following reasons;
- as a courtesy,
- to get my vacation which accrued at the rate of 1 week per year.
Upon completion of the City of Dallas Water Utilities project, practically the entire team booked their vacations to the Carribean island of Cozumel just off the northeastern coast of the Yucatan Peninsula of Mexico, much to the dismay of our Managing Partner, James Wilburn. We didn’t all travel together as we alternated groups in and out over a 2 to 3 week period, but we were all there together at one particular time. We were able to book the whole second floor of the “Hotel Lopez” on the old town square San Miguel de Cozumel.
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Chicken Marengo earned its name by being the dish created by Napoleon’s personal chef on the eve of the French victory at the battle of Marengo, Italy.
Images from days of yore in my hometown, recently appeared in the Local News Weblog:
Toto Live at Le Zenith de Paris, 1990. Toto was one of the most successful bands of the late 1970s and 1980s, and especially well-loved in Europe.