Joe Pesci Got It Wrong

Joe Pesci Got It Wrong

If there was ever an operation that was in need of tech refresh, it has got to be the drive-thru window. In the 30-something years since they became widespread, nothing really has changed. Sure, the speakers may have better quality, and some upscale joints may have electronic signs showing your order. But let’s be honest […]

Please Don’t Break the Ice

Please Don’t Break the Ice

Tell something unusual or memorable about yourself. What’s your favorite color? If you were stranded on an island with just one thing, what would it be? Would you rather drink sour milk or eat rancid meat? Ice breakers. I think the only people who like them are seminar coordinators and orientation leaders, and that’s only […]

The Scope of Our Lives

The Scope of Our Lives

Whether we realize it or not, we tend to measure the scope of our lives in events. Sometimes, these events are seemingly disconnected, held together by the common thread of their sheer historical gravity: my grandfather fought in World War II, was around when the Stock Market crashed, experienced the cultural gut-punch of integration in […]