Anywho, I digress …

Loosely based on what might have happened. Or not.


Posted by episode81 on September 11, 2011

Santa Clara

I worked with Phil at Sun – even though we were on opposite coasts, our paths crossed frequently as we were both in the same group.  Nice guy.  We had a bit of a disagreement over a project and then our paths just crossed less often.

Quite a while later I ran into Phil in the corridor.  He stopped me to chat – I was just going to keep walking. We talked about that project.  We had a bit of a laugh.  We agreed to spend more time together, perhaps on his next trip, to see if there was a joint project we could collaborate on.

Phil’s next trip was on September 11th 2001.

I am so grateful that he made me stop and we had that chat.

Now I never delay resolving an issue.  I don’t even wait a day.

I went down to the old Sun campus today to take a moment to remember Phil.

Thank you for your friendship and sage guidance Phil.



Phil's Bench

2 Responses to “Phil”

  1. Hi Lisa,

    I’m Jeremy. Phil’s son. Was googling around and found this. Extremely heart-warming…thanks…


  2. episode81 said

    Thanks for leaving your comment Jeremy. I really appreciate it. Your dad was a great man. I was honored to know him.


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