Antenna Guru

RF is not 'black magic' – It's Synthesis, Optimization, Analysis and Realization.

Tag Archives: mr spock

Interesting – the Euphemism

This has been an interesting year…

( “‘Fascinating’ is a word I use for the unexpected. In this case, I should think ‘interesting’ would suffice.

–Mr. Spock, “The Squire of Gothos,” Star Trek, Jan 12, 1967)

…so, no, not completely ‘fascinating’…

  • Spent half my savings on a single piece of software
  • Married a ‘fascinating’ woman
  • Laid off
  • Spent the other half on lab equipment
  • Dug resonant lines out of mothballs
  • Calculated the number of (paying) projects needed to thrive / survive
  • Did some successful projects, but not the number
  • Tried to market ‘Mark’

Even though I ‘knew’ about the difficulties of starting any business, let alone as a freelance RF antenna engineer, I had not had the experience. So the experience has been ‘interesting’.

Every successful project so far has come from calling acquaintances on the phone or sending them email(s). Around 15% of the people I contacted awarded me a project. (‘Fascinating’. :-)) Trouble is, I haven’t enough acquaintances to call or email in order to achieve the number. (Erm, ‘interesting’… :oops:)

…to Ambasador Spock

So it looks like I will need to meet many more people in ’12. Let us hope and pray it will be a ‘fascinating’ year.

Crying in the Wilderness

So they said to him, “Who are you? We need an answer! What do you have to say for yourself?”

Life Garden

Homestead Gardening for the 21st Century

Kimberly A. Vogel

Building bridges | Connecting families | Through LOVE

celtic straits

bradstrait.com -- real life stories from a christian mystic

One Movie, Our Views

www.onemovieourviews.com - Movie Reviews & More

Lola's Curmudgeonly Musings

Poietes ramblings about life, love, and other trifles

A Business Guy's Guise

I gave up everything only to see that everything would always be right here

%d bloggers like this: