Category Archives: jobs

Question of the day

If happiness was the national currency, what kind of work would make you rich?

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What do you have to say?

What do you have to say about this guy? Do you think he thought people would feel sorry for him? I wonder what he thinks now that people think with nearly 14 million Americans unemployed, complaining about work hours is grossly … Continue reading

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Mandatory tipping

San Francisco restaurant workers want to implement a 25% standard tip onto your bill for you.  Here’s another view. What do you think of this? How much do you tip and does your tipping depend on your service? How you get … Continue reading

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Pet Peeve at the workplace

Be it stealing from the community fridge, or talking too loud in the cubicles… what is YOUR most irritating pet peeve in the office or at work? See what others have to say. Inspired by Gayle King

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McDonald’s Girl

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Irritating coworkers rank as one of the most stressful aspects of people’s jobs. What is the most obnoxious behavior you’ve witnessed from a colleague? We all have stories so what are some of your funniest or most maddening ones of … Continue reading

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Who does most of your chores?

Why do women still do most chores? This was the Good Question the other night and I’ve been thinking about it ever since. Paul and I used to pretty much divvy up our chores. I also know that we lived in … Continue reading

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Bullying in the workplace

We’ve talked a lot about the rapid increase in bullying in schools, but were you aware that more than 1 in 4 employees admit to feeling bullied in the workplace? Do you have a bully at your work? How have … Continue reading

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You’re Fired?

In the town west of me, there is a controversy that’s been going on for quite a while.  They have a football team at the high school that has a pretty gruesome record. One of their games in a recent … Continue reading

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How early is too early to earn part of your own keep?

I know we’ve talked about this before but it was a long time ago and other than SKL, most of the others who come here, didn’t then. So, one more time. What brought this up was I was chatting this … Continue reading

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Job Hunting Enlightenment

Ah, HAAH!!!  THIS is why I can’t get hired!! I have actual skills and experience detailed on my resume! Perhaps if mine looked more like this, I’d have better luck… shamelessly stolen from Huffington Post.

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What is your “American Dream?”

According to a 60 Minutes/Vanity Fair survey, the “American Dream,” is NOT the white picket fence home. The ultimate dream for the majority of Americans, is to provide their child(ren) a better life. How would you describe the American dream?

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Should the same rules apply to boys and girls?

I got into a “discussion” yesterday with my mom about this. She said that boys and girls are different and boys can say no. I said NO teacher should have sex with a student no matter what sex they are … Continue reading

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Can comedians do and say whatever they want?

I wasn’t home the other day when news of this broke. Well apparently there is a big “to do” over it. I hadn’t heard until the “ladies” of The View were talking about it this morning. I’ve written about this … Continue reading

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Can we blog about whatever we want to?

When I was reading through the news when I got up this morning, this is an article I saw and it really left me wondering. I keep thinking “well, on the other hand” and “if it were my child” or “it’s … Continue reading

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What do you think?

What do you all think of this? Should this woman have been fired?

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Saying you’re sorry.

I have been thinking and rethinking this subject. I dread to even start writing about it because it spiders off into many different webs and I know it’s going to get long. Let’s first start with this clip that just … Continue reading

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Do Benefits Keep People From Working?

This Good Question could cause debate and really, there’s not a whole lot I’m going to say about it personally because I’ve know people who’ve gotten laid off and really taken advantage of it and I’m not willing to take the risk … Continue reading

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Is it a Tip or Extortion?

What do you think of Tipping?  And no, I’m not talking about getting lit and finding the nearest farm field to sneak up on unsuspecting cows and knock them over.  I’m talking about the practice of leaving 15% of your … Continue reading

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A Presidential Quandary

What do you think of the “New” Oval Office? It is the President’s prerogative to redecorate ‘his’ office, and it’s pretty common occurrence.  Each president is entitled to put his stamp on the room where he will be working, where … Continue reading

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Getting ready for the cleaning lady

I am almost used to someone coming in to clean my house for me. Almost. She’s been here three times now. I didn’t feel weird at all when Nikki was doing it but I do have to admit that I … Continue reading

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Personal Responsibility

I have a tiny little rant coming….just to warn you. This is something that just went into my craw and stayed there. I can’t stop thinking about it and I mean that in more ways than one. This is something … Continue reading

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No Mail On Saturdays?

This was on “Inside The Box” one night last week. What do you think? “Getting mail delivered to your home on Saturday may soon be a thing of the past, as the U.S. Postal Service looks for ways to cut … Continue reading

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Napping at lunchtime

My step daughter called me during her lunch hour yesterday and we talked for 15 minutes or so. She needed to “vent” to me. We don’t have your “normal” step family deal. We’re more like friends. We are very close … Continue reading

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Slammed for their size

As long as we were talking about this, I came across these examples. I’m not sure if directors and movie stars have a “union” of their own or how it works but where does discrimination come into play?

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