Monthly Archives: November 2014

Making Excuses

I often make a lunch and take it to work. I find that doing so helps me serve two purposes. First, it saves a tone of money. I computed just how much. If I go out and buy lunch everyday, it … Continue reading

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Black Friday Part Two

I did some shopping today. In my previous post about Black Friday, I mentioned I wasn’t really feeling the shopping experience. So, it surprised me that I participated. All of it was last minute, unplanned shopping I did from the … Continue reading

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Unintended Consequences: What happens with a Black Friday Boycott?

Unintended Consequences: What happens with a Black Friday Boycott? In light of the disappointment some people have faced as a result of the Ferguson, Missouri grand jury decision not to bring charges against Officer Wilson in what some have described … Continue reading

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What do you really want?

What do you want? Lately, a colleague has been stopping past my desk early in the morning just to offer her morning greetings. That’s new behavior for her. I have worked here since 2006 and only in the last month … Continue reading

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“Bill Cosby Raped Me”

That’s been the headline off and on for the past 9 1/2 years. Here we go again. The allegations have resurfaced.  Bill Cosby has again become the brunt of rape allegations, a weight that has resurfaced again and again since … Continue reading

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Today begins Transgender Awareness Week

Today is the start of Transgender Awareness Week, which extends from 14 November through 21 November. Transgender Awareness Week is a special time for the transgender community and their allies to unite – nationwide – and launch awareness campaigns, educate … Continue reading

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Let Them Go!

  Sometimes when talking to friends/associates/co-workers or others, or when I’m scrolling my Facebook or Twitter timelines, I encounter people who launch ‘hate attacks’ at people who have caused them pain or stress or some level of unhappiness. Sometimes it’s … Continue reading

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It Takes Two

It Takes Two, by Will Saunders Communication is a very important tool, one that is universal and applicable to all relationship types both professionally and personally – romantic and non-romantic as well.  If not done correctly though, things can go … Continue reading

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Do you wear your seatbelt?

Do you wear your seatbelt? Lately, I have noticed with increasing frequency the number of people who do not wear a seatbelt. You can see them dangling beside the vehicle occupants. I don’t know the reasons why people don’t wear … Continue reading

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Surprise, Surprise!

     Surprise, Surprise! Well, not really. In Tuesday’s election, many people experienced surprise at the results. Some even expressed dismay and utter shock. There was a turnover in Congressional seats, turning control from Democrats to Republicans. The same is … Continue reading

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