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Portland, Powell’s and Paninis… Thursday opens with ponderables and leads to a surprise at lunch-time.

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The Cookie Adventure begins. Doogie tries to charm young Julie, who isn’t giving him the time of day. But then, something happens. Is the all work, no play spell broken?


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The Journal Writer, Fran, seems to have a nice rapport with her cube mate, Doogie. It’s clear she is struggling to stay on top of the constant streams of communication required in her job and enjoys fun breaks, like the sports chat with Doogie. A message from her buddy and mentor puts a smile on her face…

Background on Jedemi Cafe

Just found out that you can make a little movie out of a PowerPoint presentation. Click on the words in bold to get to an overview of what Jedemi is about: jedemiCafe09_V2 And when you are done, just hit the back key on your browser. If you want a copy… more »


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Now a visit to the ordinary world… In this case, the day job at TechCo.  This is where we get our first glimpse at what the Journal Writer has been encountering on a daily basis.

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Toll House Tales: All Fired Up -101  [a Scripel**] The adventure begins… Early morning journal writing, some motivational music and a pre-run ritual…


Toll House Tales: All Fired Up – Background

The following provides some background for the “All Fired Up” episode of the Toll House Tales.  Here you will learn more about Fran, Gayle, Doogie, and Julie. >> Fran is at that 7-year post-college period of time (making her just about to cross the threshold into her 30s). Up to… more »

Toll House Tales: All Fired Up – The Characters

CAST OF CHARACTERS Fran – 29, program manager (PM) with an excellent track record for getting results Doogie – 36, writer/editor in the marketing communications department; dabbles in scriptwriting on the side Julie – 26, market research specialist; first corporate job, determined to make her mark (and climb the ladder)… more »