This is not me... I don't get political. Never have. It's not because I would struggle to carry on an intelligent conversation about the subject. It's because I have very little interest in being talked into or out of my views on issues, or more directly, the ideals that I allow to govern my life … Continue reading Out of the “No” and Into the “Know”
Nurturing the Confused
via Daily Prompt: Confused I'm a patient person. I really am. One has to be somewhat patient when working with children, not because they ask so many questions that they make you want to pull the skin off your face, but because most of what you're trying to teach them is brand new to them and … Continue reading Nurturing the Confused
Obsessed – A Fairytale
via Daily Prompt: Obsessed Once upon a time, in a far away land (like New Jersey or something) there lived a young man who loved customer service. He loved it so much that he became the best in all the land at providing it. Each day, when he greeted customers at his job, they would … Continue reading Obsessed – A Fairytale
You’re Not Making Sense to Me
For the daily prompt: Surface Children. They're among some of most miraculous creations on the planet, wouldn't you agree? Go with me for a moment. There's this chance encounter between 2 single-celled organisms that, when they meet, join together. Then this perfect symphony of division, multiplication, and growth results in the creation of a brain, … Continue reading You’re Not Making Sense to Me
The Maybe Scenario
via Daily Prompt: Maybe So, it may not be so unusual to be in a customer service position and have the kind of day that makes you think, "Maybe I should have chosen a different career". One thing that some of us rarely do is consider if others are having that same kind of day. … Continue reading The Maybe Scenario
The Snotty Coworker
Did you ever want to smack one of your co-workeres? Don't! Read this first!
I see a light…Wait, it’s a freight train!
For the Mistake-Makers Did you ever see yourself as this tall figure, standing on top of the highest mountain on Earth, looking down at all of the poor, unfortunate people who aren't you? The air you breathe is fresh and clean because you're the only one breathing it. The sun is always shining. The sky … Continue reading I see a light…Wait, it’s a freight train!
It’s In You
The secret to Dorothy's success was something that we all possess!
“We are the music makers, and we are the dreamers of dreams.” – Willy Wonka
Lick any good walls lately? It's my all-time favorite line from the 1971 movie, "Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory". I was 4 years old when it first hit theaters. I think I was about 10 or 11 when I saw it for the first time, too young to care about the lack of ethnic … Continue reading “We are the music makers, and we are the dreamers of dreams.” – Willy Wonka
Be Right or Be Happy-You Choose
Did you ever open the front door to a restaurant and, when the smell of hot food hits your nose, you started to feel even more hungry? What is it about sizzling beef or chicken and onions, garlic, bacon, breads, sauces, or even a well-maintained salad bar, that causes that reaction? I'm sure there's some … Continue reading Be Right or Be Happy-You Choose