Feel Good Friday

March 10, 2017

You are familiar with Gene Kelly’s “Singing in the Rain” dance but did you know he could roller skate AND tap dance? Stop for a few moments and appreciate the brilliance that is Gene Kelly. From the movie “It’s Always Fair Weather” (1955). Click to share:

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Worst Customers Ever And Their Unrestrained Rugrats From Hell

March 9, 2017

Years ago, I worked in a cellphone store that was located in a large mall in Vancouver, Canada.  This is a story about the worst customers I’ve ever encountered. Now our store had very specific instructions as to how everything was supposed to be displayed. Each demo phone had an assigned place on the wall […]

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Is She Really a Maid of Horror?

March 8, 2017

This happened to a young relative of mine, and I know most of the other people involved. “Kristin” and “Lindsey” were two of a circle of about six close friends, dating back to grade school days. Lindsey was the leader of sorts, but not bossy or mean. When the girls graduated from high school, they […]

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Moocher Guest Really Needed That Sink Plug

March 6, 2017

I am part of an organization that has a monthly weekend conference. It is held at a hotel. Those that live far away get a room, often sharing it with others to reduce cost, and those that live close enough drive in to the conference. I happen to live 5 miles from the hotel. My […]

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Feel Good Friday – Footloose, Catalan Style

March 3, 2017

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BYOFood…and BYOChair….and, Oh, Btw, Now That You Are Snagged Into Coming, Bring Money, Too

March 2, 2017

My mother has received an invite to a birthday party for a cousin turning 50. Said cousin and his wife recently had some renovations completed, so the party is to celebrate the birthday and show off the home improvements.    My mother ran into cousin in the weekend and he asked if she was coming – […]

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Wedding Wednesday – Save The Date Abuse?

March 1, 2017

When are “Save The Date” requests appropriate?  I used to receive them for milestone events, like weddings.  I have received them for charity fundraisers.  I just received one for a sales “party” from a friend of a friend.  It feels like someone is calling dibs for my Sunday afternoon.  Is this Save The Date abuse? […]

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BaByQ Dilemma

February 27, 2017

I’m facing a potentially awkward social situation and I need help knowing what to say! My sister Sue is pregnant, her second child, but almost 18 years difference in age. She is employed with a well paying job, doesn’t pay rent due to living in a family home, the father Tom is in the picture, […]

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