December 2013 Archives

Beyond the Scope: Preparing for Your State Conference

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This entry is part 7 of 9 in the series December 2013

A majority of the state society conferences take place in the first quarter of the year. They are educational and social events geared toward fellowship and knowledge for the members. The societies work long and hard to create enjoyable events and courses that will be valuable to the attendees.  Great speakers are brought in from […]

Editor’s Desk: Join Us!

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This entry is part 8 of 9 in the series December 2013

I love the future.  Here in my family room on a sunny Sunday afternoon, I am sitting and watching it in action. It’s called a Roomba, and it’s a robot vacuum that’s efficiently motoring back and forth around and under furniture, doing what my wife, kids, and I hate doing the most.  “Larry,” as we […]

Back to Mount McKinley

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This entry is part 9 of 9 in the series December 2013

Climbers locate a special, 25-year-old monument feared lost; it still marks the peak of North America’s tallest mountain.  Rhonda Rushing, president of Berntsen International, Inc., regularly hears from people who have spotted her company’s survey monuments, usually in places like the Cape Hatteras Lighthouse in North Carolina or at Disney World. The monument erected at […]