I learned to drive when I lived in New Jersey. The requirements for a license included a written test and behind-the-wheel test. We had to demonstrate that we could parallel park. Apparently, no one under the age of 60 knows
My wife, TLM (the lovely Maria), is awaiting her second hip replacement, after having had one of those previously, as well as two knee replacements. I’m rebuilding her from the bottom up. She’s been a real trooper, and has delayed
Whether you "approve" or not, tipping is the common practice in the US and we need to honor it. A great many people—from waiters to valets, from curbside baggage handlers to hotel maids, from doormen to taxi drivers—make a substantial
Have you noticed that merchants, online and in reality, have become like dogs desperate to be petted? What I mean is that I get a survey begging me to comment on how great a supplier is five times a day.
The people who volunteer to engage with me in events, who overcome their "fear," are consistently the ones who do best in their businesses and careers. How much energy and stress go into protecting your ego? My self-worth isn't diminished by
You rarely see an organization with unhappy employees and happy customers. I'm unhappy with Amazon's sloppy delivery service and the apparently uncaring people who put packages out in the rain or those who simply shunt you off to automated responses
Two women refused to get on an elevator I was already occupying because I had no mask. A mask wasn't required in the building, only suggested. I have two vaccine shots plus a booster. As the doors closed they started
Have you noticed how quickly the Omicron variant scare has subsided? The markets rebounded within a day or two, the initial concerns about more rapid spread have been offset by experts saying it's not more lethal. In other words, if you're