Category Archives: Advice

Am I qualified to give advice? No matter, sometimes I give it anyway!

Love is in the Air!

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I personally know of 4 weddings and 2 marriage proposals that took place last Saturday.  While I’m not sure if September is the new June I do know that all of these marital happenings around me have me thinking about my favorite blog topic again- marriage.  And while I generally shy away from giving marital advice there are a couple… Read more »

In Defense of Men

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Turn on any TV sitcom.  Almost without fail the dad is clueless and clumsy and the mom is smart and sophisticated.  And that couple’s daughters will be smarter than their sons to boot! Read any women’s magazine.  You’ll find this month’s tips on getting that clueless boyfriend or spouse you have to help you out around the house, make nice… Read more »

Rapid Fire Segment

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Once again it’s time for our favorite game- Multi Mini Blog Fest! First up, I don’t understand Occupy Wall Street at all. Are the protesters suggesting we all grow our own food, make our own clothes and live off the land? I welcome serious, civil explanations only. Weddings are getting out of hand. Couples are taking out HUGE loans to… Read more »

What’s in a Name?

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What is the deal with people deciding that their child needs a goofily-spelled name? I’m not talking about names where there are more than one socially acceptable versions already out there such as Geoffrey/Jeffrey or Deborah/Debra. I’m talking about all the other names that we as a society thought we already knew how to spell but apparently didn’t.This comes to… Read more »

Heart and Soul

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As of late I have been plagued with blog block. I would come up with a really catchy title and nothing much to go with it, or, more commonly, I would read one or more of the blogs I follow and hope for some sort of inspiration from them. That didn’t happen.   But, as it always does, life happens… Read more »

Customer Service Reps and You

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The holiday shopping season is officially in full swing. As someone who has worked in customer service in one form or another for most of my adult life I have a few suggestions on how to make your experiences with my fellow customer service professionals easier for everyone. #1 Be respectful. There is a big difference between “You guys messed… Read more »