Tag Archives: politeness

Best Story of the Week…March 25th

I’m walking on Madison towards home. Up ahead is an elderly woman with a large L.L. Bean Boat and Tote bag. I watch as she stops every few steps to rest. I sidle up alongside. “That looks heavy. I seem … Continue reading

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Best Story of the Week…November 2

Subway…Grand Central Station…rush hour I stand on the packed platform with those going home, awaiting the express. There’s a tall, hefty hardhat next to me armed with a huge toolbox, ready to board. We’re like horses at the starting gate … Continue reading

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An Appropriate Word

The late, great Bill Hicks, when he was bored, read the dictionary.  I didn’t quite get it at the time, but sure do now, since I too have come to love words.

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Go Where It’s Warm

Go where it’s warm. If I had the cash, it definitely would be Hawaii, but since leis and coconuts aren’t in my budget, it will have to be Panera Bread. It is quite a letdown, but hey…you work with what … Continue reading

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In A Manner of Speaking

The definition of manners is a person’s outward bearing or way of behaving toward others: his arrogance and pompous manner | a shy and diffident manner… polite or well-bred social behavior : didn’t your mother teach you any manners? • … Continue reading

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