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Monthly Archives: March, 2021

Beware! The Ides of March

Everyone knows we’re supposed to beware the Ides of March and may even remember they’re from William Shakespeare’s “Julius Caesar,” but what exactly do they mean? The Ides of March marked the day the Julius Caesar was assassinated by members of the Roman Senate in 44 B.C.E. A soothsayer, or psychic, warned Caesar to beware …

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While the Rest of the World Celebrates Pi Day…

This Old Cantilever Train Signal in Needles, California, was dedicated on Pi Day 2015 (i.e. 14 March 2015). According to City of Needles Mayor Edward T. Paget, Burlington Northern Santa Fe railroad donated the old railroad cantilever signal in early 2013, the Friends of the Needles Centennial raised money for the moving and placement project, …

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Happy Saint Patrick’s Day!

  Every year on March 17, the Irish and the Irish-at-heart across the globe observe St. Patrick’s Day. What began as a religious feast day for the patron saint of Ireland has become an international festival celebrating Irish culture with parades, dancing, special foods and a whole lot of green.      

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About Our Staff: Tom O’Connor

Contact Tom by email or by phone at (571) 332-2349 Transportation economics, cost analysis, regulatory analysis, management audit, litigation support, process mapping and process improvement, full range of negotiations services, and market research.

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