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My husband has a college friend who has spent his entire career in sales.   This was in an email he sent today: A young guy from North Dakota moves to Florida and goes to a big “everything under one roof” department store looking for a job. The Manager says, “Do you have any sales experience?” The kid says “Yeah. I was a vacuum salesman back in North Dakota .” Well, the… Read More

Why don’t Baseball fans support both teams in their home state? Right off the bat, forgive the pun, you got the pun—right? Right off the bat you can tell I’m not a true fan. No true fan would ever have to ask the question. California has two Major League Baseball teams. *Correction: California has 5 MLB teams. This post was better when there were only 2. Anyway, as I was saying, they—meaning… Read More

I love TED Talks, but this one by Shawn Achor is smart and FUNNY. Maybe it’s my useless undergrad degree in Psychology or my disdain for statistics (which is directly tied to the introduction of New Math when I was in 6th grade), but this cracked me up. It’s just 12:20 minutes long. Enjoy.

Some days you just can’t go on. Some days you have to give up and live to shop another day. One hot summer Saturday we got in the car to drive to Dallas and go shopping at the fabulous Galleria Mall. This was Dallas in the years of Dallas on TV. Big hair and shoulder pads Dallas. Neimen Marcus Dallas. By a strange quirk of fate my Mom’s real first name is… Read More