What Is In A Name?

June 9, 2016

Recently trending in the news was the story of a woman by the name of Titi Pierce who had filed a lawsuit against TV host Ellen DeGeneres claiming invasion of privacy and the intentional infliction of emotional distress. During a segment of her skit “What’s Wrong With These Ads…and These Signs,” DeGeneres pronounced Pierce’s name […]

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Help Wanted: Somebody To Write For Me

June 8, 2016

I just thought you’d get a kick out of this Craigslist post: (I have redacted any identifying info) 0606-16 Good Handwriting Needed for Wedding Thank You Notes My wife and I need someone to hand write the thank you notes to our wedding guests. We already have the cards and envelopes and the text of […]

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Driving By The Seat of Your (Wet) Pants

June 7, 2016

The Let Him Eat Pie story made me think of a story involving my husband – since readers disagreed on the response of the man in the story who bought all the pies, I wondered what they would think of this response. Background: a mining operation in rural Florida. It’s hard, dirty work, with long […]

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Let Him Not Eat Pie

May 31, 2016

This story appeared on my news feed regarding a man who was so fed up with the bratty, entitled behavior of a child in a Burger King ordering line that he took drastic and unusual action. The child reportedly threw a non-stop,screaming tantrum wanting a pie. Efforts by the man in line to engage the […]

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Memorial Day

May 30, 2016

Today is Memorial Day in the US. Remembering my late father who served in the Army and eventually retired a Lieutenant Colonel in the Army National Guard and my late father-in-law who served in the Army during World II and the Korean War with the 503rd earning a bronze star and a Purple Heart. Click […]

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Feel Good Friday – Happy Chewbacca

May 27, 2016

Through the Internet, readers really have little clue as to what I am really like in real life. This woman could be me. I’m a Star Wars (and Star Trek, Serenity, Dr. Who) fan, I find great delight and humor in the small pleasures of life and I belly laugh a lot like her. She […]

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Let Them Eat Cake Frosting (Not)

May 23, 2016

I’m still trying to decide if there was a polite way to handle an issue that happened at work. Last week was a co-worker’s birthday and someone left a frosted cake in the break room for everyone to share. My co-worker “Jane” (not the birthday celebrant) was heading out to a different office and I […]

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When A Thank You Note Morphs Into Being A Receipt

May 18, 2016

I have noticed a trend among my family and friends who live in this area of the country regarding thank you notes that has become a pet peeve, but maybe ehellions can help me view it more charitably. Whether for a wedding or a child’s birthday party, people have been sending printed thank you cards […]

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