Monthly Archives: November 2006

Customer Appreciation

A friend of mine is a regular customer at a local Shell station, where she gets gas, rents movies and buys snacks. Cynthia didn’t shop there for a little while, for whatever reason, but then she went back. The attendant … Continue reading

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Hugs or Bullets?

Last night I watched “The Boondock Saints.” It’s about two Irish Catholic brothers in Boston who decide to clean up the neighbourhood by going around executing all the mafia (and a few other sinners). They feel it is their God-given … Continue reading

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Resistance is irrelevant

Some days it seems like I’m driving with the brakes on. No matter how hard I hit the accelerator, I get an equal and opposite reaction from somewhere deep inside that says, “Slow down.” It’s like, when God made us … Continue reading

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Body and Soul

The other day I was waiting in line to use the photocopier. (This will be the high point of my day.) The young woman using it had a really cool skirt on, the kind you never see at an engineering … Continue reading

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Define "Reasonable"

Today at work I was discussing a contract with a co-worker. I had given the contractor our new legal conditions to review prior to signing a new contract. The contractor came back and gave me a HUGE list of exceptions … Continue reading

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