Being nice. It’s not as hard as it sounds, really.Â But if you watch people today, many of them would seem like either they do not remember how to, or chose not to be nice to others. Where I see the best examples of this is in the retail arena.Â Working retail is hard enough, … Read more The art of being nice.
Have you ever really paid attention to the things people buy, and in what combination, when you are at a grocery store? My first realization that this could have any entertainment value was several years ago when I suddenly realized that I was in line with a bag of water balloons, strawberry jello, whip cream … Read more Observations: In line at the Grocery Store
Recently there was an event in Hartford, Conn. that has me worried. This is the news piece, please follow the link for the story. A man is hit by a car while they are, by the sounds of it, playing a game of cat and mouse. Chasing each other through busy streets. The fact that … Read more Who are we becoming?
There are two movements in this country that seem to be pushing the whole “Random act of kindness” philosophy, at least that I have had direct, personal experience with. Those that just go out and profess that we should occasionally do it and then do it themselves to lead by example, and if you follow … Read more Random acts of kindness… at gunpoint.
I have never really understood smoking. I mean, I understand it from a physiological point of view in how it affects the body and the addiction it creates, that part is pretty easy to figure out. What I am talking about is the extremes that people will go through just so that they CAN smoke. … Read more What people go through for a cigarette.