Tag: Actuary

Transformer

 Word count 750                                      Duke Hanley - High school was OK.  I was average in most classes, but did very well in math.  There was something about the purity that appealed to me.  My social life was OK, parties and dating, the usual.  I was pretty … Continue reading Transformer

Short

    Word count 1394                                           Duke and Gary, actuaries for a large Portland insurance company, were having lunch together.  As usual they were complaining about their treatment as short guys.  Duke started off with “You know we are usually ignored and stats prove that we get … Continue reading Short

Die

Word count 545 Duke Hanley, an associate actuary, got his idea while working on a mortality study at Pura Life Company.  The underwriting department gave him access to all of the underwriting and claims information for 10,000 insureds to see how best to predict their … Continue reading Die

Tapes

  Word count 2616                                              Tape from October 1, 2014 Just fell over the threshold.  Retch.  Now I vomited.  Should I / could I stay here forever?  What means forever?  To be or not to be? Hours later I keep wondering how dumb and useless I … Continue reading Tapes