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Madison Avenue’s Artisanal Scam

An old man works at an ancient, wooden table in a murky room illuminated by sunlight from a single window.  He meticulously crafts a perfect wheel of creamy, yellow cheese… just for you. A little girl presses her face against … Continue reading

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You Vill Take Ze Toy Und You Vill Luff It

“Welcome to McDonald’s, may I take your order?” says the bored, disembodied voice coming from the little box under the menu board in the drive-thru. “Yeah, um…lemme see…gimme a kid’s meal with a cheeseburger and, um, a diet coke for … Continue reading

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Health Insurance Companies Hate Sick People And Liechtensteinians

In fall, a young agent’s fancy lightly turns to thoughts of health insurance.                                                                          Alfred, Lord Tennyson. Sort of. The guvment, in its infinite wisdom, decided that it would be a good idea to require *90% of Americans to enroll … Continue reading

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My Feelings for Smokey The Bear Are So Wrong

He’s just my type.  Muscles in strong, broad shoulders flex as he wields a shovel. He had to take his shirt off because all that hard work got him hotter than a four-alarm brush fire.  A bead of sweat glides down … Continue reading

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People Who, When They Show Up, You Know It’s Not Going To Be Good

I’m a people person.  I like people.   I NEED people.  According to Babs, that makes me one of the luckiest people in the world.  But there are some people who, when you see them coming, you just know that things … Continue reading

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Turning Dine Whining Into Fine Dining

How can restaurants make dining out a great experience?  It’s the little things that count. My family went to dinner at Applebee’s the other night.  The food was good but minor annoyances practically wrecked the evening.  My hubby Bill forgot … Continue reading

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We Have A Winner!

It was a long, hard-fought contest, but a clear winner has emerged in the competition to sell this whatchamacallit.  Announcing, the first-ever winner of the (soon-to-be) coveted Peg-o-Clio Award for excellence in advertising a made up product….drum roll please…  Renée A. … Continue reading

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