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World of Concrete, Day Three; Timing

I can tell when convention goers get weary. As the days drag on, they start to show up later in the morning, conduct necessary business and retreat to their rooms for a nap before the evenings festivities. I saw empty halls in the morning with the place filled up mid day. Booth staff was occupied [...]

February 6, 2015 in Marco's Posts
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World of Concrete, Day 2; Noise

You can often tell how good a party is going when there is a level of conversation that fills the room. When you get the same level in a place as big as the Las Vegas Convention Center, you really notice. The buzz at this years show was that level. Vendors at the event feel [...]

February 4, 2015 in Marco's Posts
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World of Concrete, Day One

I will find out the opening day numbers tomorrow, the Show Daily usually has them. What impressed me most was the long line to get my attendee badge upon entering the Convention Hall. I drove from Phoenix in the morning, a beautiful 4.5 hour drive through Arizona and Nevada. The outside lots and displays seemed [...]

February 3, 2015 in Marco's Posts
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10; Rodney Sellers, Why me?

First, the smoke had to clear from the air. Then the smoke had to clear from Rodney’s head. “Nobody is versed in the art of self-appraisal after being blown back 100 feet.” thought Rodney. No better time to learn than the present. All his limbs seemed intact and moveable. There was a ringing in his [...]

August 21, 2013 in Marco's Posts
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09 Rodney Sellers; Shotgun Avoidance

  “Well this is how I’m gonna die.” Thought Rodney He was staring down the barrel of a shotgun held by an old cowboy with wild eyes. He was walking around the site getting a look at what he was sure was an illegal gold mining operation run by the attorney Bud Loren. He had [...]

March 13, 2013 in Marco's Posts
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08 Rodney Sellers; Swimming with Sharks

“I got all the luck in the world.” thought Rodney. He was currently sitting at a lunch table cross from Bud Loren, Attorney at Law. Bud was the TV advertising lawyer who said he could help calm down the protesting neighbors on Rodney’s job site. He was also the voice Rodney heard just two days [...]

December 12, 2012 in Marco's Posts
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Review of Trimble Dimensions

I wanted to take a moment to post my comments and observations about Trimble Dimensions 2012. The 3 day event was impressive to say the least. I will break it down to the group elements and give my impression of each. Facilities; The base camp for the week was The Mirage in Las Vegas. The [...]

November 9, 2012 in Marco's Posts
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07 Rodney Sellers; This is not my Job

Editors Note: Rodney Sellers has not appeared on the site for a while. You can catch up on previous stories in the Blog Archives for Marco Cecala Rodney arrived on the shopping center site, the one that the unhappy mother called the police and dust control about. Chaos was evident as the crowd grew in [...]

July 20, 2012 in Marco's Posts
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06 Rodney Sellers; Go Speed Grader

“The grader install will be done today.” said Robert Crane. Rodney was happy to hear this, he could now do what he told Hanna; get the rest of the dirt work on her shopping center site done. A call to Tony Valenzuela got things rolling. “We need to do a full court press on the [...]

February 23, 2012 in Marco's Posts
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05 Rodney Sellers; Crime Scene Investigator

A lot of thinking happened in a short time after seeing the bones on the ground. “Was the cause of death natural? How long ago did this happen? Am I gonna hang for this?” he thought to himself. Time to slow down and figure out what was going on here. No need to be alarmed, [...]

November 19, 2011 in Marco's Posts
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