💨 I Just Need to Vent (or do I?) ⤴

Like so many hoodlums wearing hoodies in the ‘hood, many commercial cooking devices masquerade as ventless appliances. In breathless whispers, their marketers try to hoodwink us into believing that all are altruistic Robin Hoods – removing effluent from...

🏡 Un-Comfort Zone 🚧

  Do you work to live, or do you live to work? Recent press reports have highlighted Americans’ work habits; much of the coverage does not flatter.  Long hours, less stability, and a penchant for being “always-on” are contributing to a lowering...

💼 A Salesman in a Self-Service World 🌎

Do you remember those radio and TV ads: “Work from home; No selling required!”? I sure do. I still wonder why precluding the sales function is perceived as a positive message. Popular media revels in the demonization of the sales profession. From the sitcom WRKP in...

🎃 Pumpkin Spice Season 🍂

    Thursday heralds the official first day of autumn.  Apple-picking, tailgating, and PSL’s ☕️ aside, fall probably represents the most important season of the year, food-wise.   This period marked the busiest time for our ancestors, as they...

🚸 Safety First 👷

      This week, leading up to 9/11, has presented so many challenges to our well-being.  Cataclysmic hurricanes, a massive earthquake, news of a potentially culture-crushing data breach, all have unleashed their fury on a innocent populace within a few...
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