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Holding Up a Mirror
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Holding Up a Mirror

By Eric P. Harding
Astute readers (are there any others for Contingencies?) will recall January/February’s Inside Track, “A Magazine for the Whole Profession,” in which my New Year’s resolution was to make your magazine feature more diverse voices for an increasingly diverse actuarial profession—with more voices that aim to represent the profession as a whole, both as it exists now and as we hope it will exist in the future.

In Dogged Pursuit
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In Dogged Pursuit

By Eric P. Harding
I live in the suburbs. More specifically, I live on what’s colorfully called a “double-headed cul-de-sac,” and we happen to have a corner lot. (Imagine a normal cul-de-sac with an offshoot branch jutting off to the left; we occupy one of the two houses at the small intersection.)

Weathering Changes
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Weathering Changes

By Eric P. Harding
I’ve been thinking a lot lately about transitions. Maybe my musings are brought about by the advent of a new school year; my kids are gearing up for a return to in-person instruction as I’m writing this, and the excitement is palpable.

Interconnected
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Interconnected

By Eric P. Harding
I like to play poker. Sometimes, I play poker at a casino … though not these days. Sometimes, I play poker at a friend’s house … but not recently. No, nowadays my poker-playing is relegated to online only.