• About Pierre Cassidy

    Have taught Oracle software classes for the past twenty-four years. Am trying to complete my third book, an autobiography, before it is too late. My first two books were about Oracle SQL*Plus. I am single, and live in an apartment with my two chihuahuas.


    Is it just me or what?

    by  • October 3, 2014 • Daily Matters, Life • 0 Comments


    I needed to make a purchase yesterday, and I decided to go to the nearest Target store.  So, my smartphone told me the address.  However, Park and the Tollway is a very busy intersection, and I really needed to know which CORNER the store is located. I called the store, and asked for the sports […]

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    The Christmas Spirit

    by  • December 20, 2013 • Life • 1 Comment

    The old man sat in his gas station on a cold Christmas Eve. He hadn’t been anywhere in years since his wife had passed away. It was just another day to him. He didn’t hate Christmas, just couldn’t find a reason to celebrate. He was sitting there looking at the snow that had been falling for the […]

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    by  • November 28, 2013 • Life • 2 Comments

    A God among Turkeys

    My last TURKEY TROT was last year when I got up off of Paige’s sofa, and trotted into her kitchen for Thanksgiving Turkey. LOL My last official DALLAS TURKEY TROT (8 miles) was way back in 1981. Just did one of them. It was one of my major steps to running marathons. I NEVER started […]

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    I Called It Before I Hit It!

    by  • January 20, 2013 • Life • 0 Comments

    golf ball

    During the spring of 1977, while teaching high school math at James Madison High School in San Antonio , Texas , I was also coaching the varsity golf team. I had a very unique and positive relationship with the head golf professional of Northern Hills Country Club, Wayne F. We were the only high school […]

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    New Jobs in America

    by  • October 20, 2012 • Life, Work • 1 Comment

    For Hire Not

    ONE OF THE MAJOR REASONS THERE ARE FEWER AND FEWER JOBS OVER TIME IS DUE TO CORPORATE GREED. I got the shock of my life when I went to the movies this week here in Dallas. I went to the CINEMARK PLANO, which is located just off of the Dallas Tollway, and close to the […]

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