The rock group, Kongo, sang about me in their song “Come With Me Now”. “I've wasted time, I've wasted breath I think I've thought myself to death.” I overthink everything. For example I’m thinking about the word “everything” in the previous sentence. “Everything” is too inclusive. Better choices would have been “most everything,”… Continue reading An Overthinker’s Thoughts About Signs
The $5 Movie Ticket, Or So They Say
Reclining seats and 3D effects and bars in the theater lobby inflate a movie date night to the point where a home equity loan is required (which by the way wouldn’t be tax deductible in 2018). I can do without these accouterments. The reclining seats induce a doze causing me to miss critical plot points… Continue reading The $5 Movie Ticket, Or So They Say
Pushing Buttons “BALLISTIC MISSILE THREAT INBOUND TO HAWAII. SEEK IMMEDIATE SHELTER. THIS IS NOT A DRILL.” Never mind . . . it’s a test. Go on with your day. The first line flashed across cellphone screens in Hawaii at 8:07 am on Saturday January 13, 2018. The second line I made up because that’s what… Continue reading Pushing Buttons
It’s Oktoberfest- Eat Your Beer!
October brings beer to mind. (So do the other eleven months, but it’s October now.) While skimming USA Today, my eyes tripped across the headline “Cleveland's Brewnuts makes doughnuts with beer”. Alert to unusual and successful ideas I read on. The brewers at Brewnuts combined good beer with good doughnuts made from beer and sold… Continue reading It’s Oktoberfest- Eat Your Beer!
I tap the send button on my iPhone launching the required text and photo to my supervisor. Although I could shoot a video of me pouring samples while determining my exact location via the GPS then posting it on Facebook, I don’t. I’m working. As a Consumer Educator or Beer Ambassador for several beer companies,… Continue reading Phubbing Forgiven