Category Archives: The Good, the Bad & the Ugly

OK, Zoomer!

The pandemic has thrown up some interesting stuff, such as people working away from their offices. It has been like that for me for over 35 years. As a traveling consultant, work has always been done at clients’ premises although … Continue reading

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Missing Family Jewels

I think sometimes we pathologize too much – OCD, Empath, Narcissist, etc. To me, a person is either a nice guy or an asshole, balls or no balls. Someone with balls will talk to me and tell me his unhappiness … Continue reading

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Stupid is As Stupid Does

An acquaintance likes to brag that he has high IQ and qualifies for MENSA but unless I see proof, to me, that’s just braggadocio. (Actually, it’s kinda embarrassing considering he’s not exactly the sharpest tool in the shed, though you … Continue reading

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Okay, Boomer!

I won’t call it ageist discrimination but if my children say “okay, boomer” to me, I’ll slap them. A friend of mine, who is almost 70, just went out and bought a Ferrari, the latest model. He said he has … Continue reading

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Eye Roll

Japan has chained its toilet rolls in some of its public toilets. In Hong Kong, armed robbers got away with 600 toilet rolls. In Australia, a woman mistakenly ordered 2,300 toilet rolls. Also in Australia, two women fought in a … Continue reading

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Scared Shitless Again

Fear has gripped the world. Italy first quarantined 16 million people, then decided to lockdown the entire country. Countries are not allowing cruise ships to dock. Israel quarantines everyone entering its borders. Schools have closed. I have to cancel a … Continue reading

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The Meaning of Fear

Why are people freaking out? It’s scary because the unknown seems new and no one knows the cause. Some attribute it to the old-fashioned jinbu (strengthening the body) habits of the Chinese which they do by drinking tonics concocted by … Continue reading

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Avoid Catching People “Screwing Up”

When I was a kid, about the only time I had with my father was at dinner and because in the day he worked and I was in school, dinner times were the primary times he could do his “fathering” … Continue reading

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Freyr: Paws-itively Purr-fect!

In Norse mythology, Freyr is a god-king of sorts. In our household, Freyr is no god but is certainly king. Freyr is a male Bengal cat who became part of our family in August last year when he was about … Continue reading

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Three-inch Murder Weapon

I have on many occasions been asked to help resolve conflicts between individuals. I did it so often and saw the benefits, until I went around preaching nonstop about the advantages of proactive confrontation. I even conduct seminars on the … Continue reading

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