Question of the Week #176

Before making a telephone call, do you ever rehearse what you are going to say? Heck yes, I do. And not just for telephone calls. I rehearse what I'm going to say when I'm fairly certain the chances of having any kind of conversation with a human being is about to occur. How else will … Continue reading Question of the Week #176

Question of the Week #108

You are invited to a party that will be attended by many fascinating people you've never met. Would you want to go if you had to go by yourself? A social butterfly like me? No, probably not. Wait, how fascinating are we talking? Is it, like, a list of every person I've ever thought would … Continue reading Question of the Week #108

How To Be Perpetually Early

The other night, I found myself involved in a conversation debating the merits of showing up early or late to any given event. I happened to mention that I have this tendency to arrive perpetually early to just about everything. A friend of mine said that she would like to have that problem. I'm here … Continue reading How To Be Perpetually Early

Socializing at the Bank

In the world of banking, the people on the front lines of the industry are known as tellers. These are the people who are expected to help customers with all of their day to day banking needs. It is often a thankless and miserable position to hold. These are their stories. These are their legends… … Continue reading Socializing at the Bank

The Single Guy vs. Another Hiking Trip

Kids, I'm starting to think that all hiking trips in which I'm involved are doomed to fail before they begin. You'll recall I attempted a solo trip to the Cascades recently, which ended with me reaching the entrance and turning around and going home due to the overcrowding of the trail. Yesterday, I joined a … Continue reading The Single Guy vs. Another Hiking Trip