The Value of the F Word

Rest assured, this article isn’t going to devolve into something reserved for late night or cable television.  The “F” word of which I speak is “free”.  In many instances, free is not necessarily a good thing.  I’m reminded of the saying, “You get what you pay for,” and that often means the thing you get […]

Nothing Average About Being Similar

Back in a high school or college history class, your teacher/professor probably shared the following piece of information with you concerning life in the Old World back in the 1600s: the average life span back in that day was 35 years (or something like that – exact accuracy isn’t my point).  And when you heard […]

Here Comes the Boom

There may be some disagreement over what birth years constitute the Baby Boomers Generation, but one thing is certain: we’re ALL getting older, so in the end, it’s sort of a moot point.  For the sake of this article, though, we’re going to say that the Baby Boomers are the generation that was born between […]

The Times They Are A-Strangin’

  For those of you who are familiar with the works of Bob Dylan and recognized the allusion I was making with the title of this week’s article, please let me assure you of one thing: some of this is probably going to make as much sense as Bob Dylan’s singing voice is intelligible.  And […]

Staying Sane in Customer Service

  If you ever have the choice of going to the Post Office or walking on broken glass, the latter may be more painful, but you’ll get the experience over with a lot faster with less mental anguish. But that’s just me. It fell to me this past week to go to the Post Office to […]