Monthly Archives: September 2012

Good night David, Goodnight Chet, and good night from….

If you remember that sign off then you will know of what I speak.  Mid 1950’s the TV news is not as it is today.  National news was a fifteen minute program for NBC.  CBS pumped that up to a … Continue reading

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People Turning on People

In the sleepy town of La Porte, TX, Tammy Cooper, a stay at home Mom, is sitting on her lawn chair watching her 6 and 9 year old kids playing in front of their house.  This town boasts a population … Continue reading

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Phone Calls continued – HELLO!

An earlier blog ‘Why Are Political Calls Exempt?’ hit on the subject of the National Do Not Call Registry.  This write-up continues that topic but with the unwanted solicitations of those that want your money.  (Granted – politicians want your money … Continue reading

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Why Are Political Calls Exempt?

Well, here we are in the U.S. with another election and voting on State propositions coming up, and here come the calls on the phone from not only candidates wanting your support but those who back State propositions contacting you … Continue reading

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Let Us Help You Be Legal…Illegally

At work the other day I took a phone call from a company whose name shall remain anonymous. What they were offering was astounding to me but it was not the first company to offer the company where I work … Continue reading

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Bread and Butter in Business

This is a post on the three B’s. Bread, butter, and business. If you plan on having a business or if you work for a business, the story is a story to always keep in mind. Whether you are a … Continue reading

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My Favorite Color is Plaid – Who am I?

Well – if you answered a politician then you’d be correct.  Politicians, by nature, and I know this having listened to the same rhetoric for 60 years or so, they say what they think you want to hear.  Is that truthful?  … Continue reading

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Remember –

As today is 9-11, the anniversary of the worst attack on the citizens of the US, I wanted to send a rave to those that have protected us over the years. To our military, fire fighters, police, sheriffs, paramedics, doctors, … Continue reading

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Here Piggy Piggy

My electric and gas utility company has been cited as the most expensive power utility in the USA. Their rates are higher, their bank balance is bulging, and they get what they want from the public utilities commission. Sadly, as … Continue reading

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The Phone Call to Customer Service

You need to talk to customer service of a business over an issue you are having with their service, billing, or whatever other issue you might have. You call the customer service telephone number. Here is one scenario of what … Continue reading

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