A Wimpy Adieu From The Co-Worker

September 3, 2014

I worked for one company for 26 years. Over those years the business changed, moved offices several times, portions were sold off, divisions moved out of state and finally all that was left in my state was an executive office in a high-rise in a very high-rent part of town, occupied by my boss (the […]

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A New Twist On Product Parties

September 2, 2014

Recently I got an invitation through Facebook to a launch party of my cousin’s (B’s) new at home business. However, when I clicked on the event I realized that it wasn’t a real party- it was a “Facebook” party.    She wants people to get on Facebook at a certain time, will post games for them […]

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ALS Ice Water Challenge, Part 2 – The Celebrity Push Back

September 1, 2014

To continue the discussion regarding this summer’s fundraising fad of the Ice Water Challenge for ALS research… Approximately 500 fans of actor Mike Rowe could not take his silent “No” as an acceptable response to their repeated challenges to do the Ice Water Challenge for ALS research.   The posted comments throughout his Facebook page are […]

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Man Down At The McDonald’s Drive Through

September 1, 2014

A couple of days ago I took a quick trip to a local fast food drive-thru to pick up lunch for the family. This particular drive-thru is VERY popular and serves a high-volume of cars. It is set up with two side-by-side lanes for cars, each lane drives up to an order board. After ordering, […]

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Feel Good Friday – Faire Play Barbie

August 29, 2014

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My Idolatrous Dress…or Sometimes The Customer Is Not Always Right

August 27, 2014

Originally published in 2003 One fine morning in September, I was awakened from my sleep by Dear Son informing me that someone had stopped by the farm and wanted to buy a goat. We used to breed and show Alpine dairy goats for 4-H. Groaning, I crawled from the bed, performed the bare minimum of […]

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Has Greed Become Socially Acceptable?

August 26, 2014

Several UK readers submitted the following link to a article about how brides are using more creative ways to drain their guests dry of money. I can’t say I’m surprised since wedding greed appears to have become more socially acceptable despite many people claiming they would never act so crass or support someone who was. […]

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Vintage Etiquette – How to say “No” (Moral Maturity)

August 25, 2014

It may be old but the fundamental truth is still relevant! Click to share:

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