Complimentary Valet?

“Here’s a tip…” – unknown Can you help me understand “complimentary” valet? The other weekend my friends and I went to dinner at Leon’s, a great little spot on upper King in Charleston, after an alumni event that we had gone to earlier in the evening. I was sporting white jeans – lord help me.…

Taxed from Taxes

It’s been a little while since my last post for many reasons, including being obligated to file my tax returns. Tax season is over but there are just some things I can’t let go! Warning – this one is riveting, folks.

Fortune Cookie Friday

“We don’t need no education We don’t need no thought control No dark sarcasm in the classroom Teachers leave them kids alone” – Another Brick in the Wall, Pink Floyd The Fortune: A bargain is something you don’t need at a price you can’t resist. Sigh. Here’s what I think. I think the fortune cookie…

Fortune Cookie Friday

  “Flowers. In Spring? Groundbreaking.” – Meryl Streep, The Devil Wears Prada The Fortune: A healthy way of living is be good to your health. Wow. What an astute observation. Folks, it does not get much deeper than that. I’ll be honest.  I become filled with utter joy anytime I see a fortune fall out of…

Recapping the Grammys

“Hello.  It’s Me.” – Adele, Hello Can you help me understand what caused the pants shortage at the Grammys? Monday mornings in the office certainly have their moments with respect to getting the ole brain switch to ‘on’ when you get into the office after being off for a couple of days, having been spoiled…

Death and All of Its Planning

Can you help me understand why death requires so much pre-planning? “Hello darkness, my old friend I’ve come to talk with you again, Because a vision softly creeping, Left its seeds while I was sleeping, And the vision that was planted in my brain Still remains Within the sound of silence.” -Paul Simon, Simon &…

Can You Help Me Understand?

“I love people who make me laugh.  I honestly think it’s the thing I like most, to laugh.  It cures a multitude of ills.  It’s probably the most important thing in a person.” – Audrey Hepburn I would imagine that many people have what some may call their “dream jobs” or careers. You know those…