Monthly Archives: February 2018

End of the Month

It’s the end of the month, and February still has two Rs, but rarely anyone cares. Advertisements

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Carrot and Stick

It bothers me that the metaphor of the carrot and the stick has become perverted. To me it describes the holding of a stick with a carrot on a string at the end of it and dangling it in front … Continue reading

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All Systems Failed: Massacres Continue

Despite all that was in place and the available information to prevent yet another senseless slaughtering of children, the incident still happened. People knew of the threat. The government knew of the threat. The FBI knew of the threat. The … Continue reading

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Olympics Got it Right

Usually, my blogs are critical and often controversial. This time, however, I must take the time to compliment the broadcasting staff. Not one time did I hear anyone say ATH-A-LETE!

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Stand-alone Smoke Detectors Are Not Enough

If you utilize stand-alone smoke detectors (those that are just mounted on the wall), you must be in the house in order to hear the alarm. Even then, you may not hear it if you are in a deep sleep. … Continue reading

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What’s in a Name?

For as long as I can remember, I have known the importance of pronouncing and spelling a person’s name correctly. Sadly, people who should know better do not exercise the care they should in this regard. These include many prominent … Continue reading

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