Tag Archives: insensitivity

The Night Shift

Once again I’m on the train after a less than stellar day’s work, my spirits flagging.  A young woman gets on with four boys ages ranging 12 to 3, lined up like a little platoon. I notice a middle-aged man … Continue reading

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Schmucks In Our Midst

Schmuck, from the Yiddish word smok meaning penis, according to Webster, is a foolish and contemptible person, a nice way of saying someone’s an asshole, or a dick, if you will. Sadly we encounter them when we least expect to. … Continue reading

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The Boasters

I so wish this was the name of a band and not braggarts in my midst. Things have gotten so out of hand one needs to leave their house with a whip and a chair. Why is the world so … Continue reading

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Those Hits Just Keep On Comin

Let me just say there is always a nice or better yet, diplomatic way to offer an opinion. The definition of diplomacy by the way is – ‘the art of dealing with people in a sensitive and effective manner.’ I’d … Continue reading

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