Maybe I Should Get a Whistle

Maybe I Should Get a Whistle

I have a new job. I’ve had temporary summer employment in such a position before, but it’s as if I’ve earned an undesired, surprise promotion without pay. The hours are unpredictable and, so far, it seems vacation is scarce and unpaid. I have no formal training, and there don’t appear to be any continuing ed […]

Credit or Debit?

Credit or Debit?

Every four or five days, my car requires a fill-up. No big deal, right? I pass two or three different Circle Ks on the way to the office (depending on which way I go), so it’s pretty convenient to fill up the tank. While they’ve been around for years, those of you born last century […]

I’m a Wimp and My Kid is Too!

I’m a Wimp and My Kid is Too!

It takes a big man to admit this. Or, at least, I like to think it does: I’m a wimp. There. I said it. No, it does not feel better to get it off of my chest. If you’re one of my friends from school, this does not surprise you. I have never been a […]