Category Archives: Essays

POO-POO-PAH-DOO!

The Sweet Smell of Success Sometimes life just stinks.  The truth of this hit me just below the nose as I was driving home from a weekly meeting of my networking group (unemployment stinks, too).  I happened to pull up … Continue reading

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JOB HUNTING BLUES

WES:  (Groan) SHELDON:  What’s wrong?  Too much queso dip and chips? WES:  What? SHELDON:  You sound like you’re in pain. WES:  I guess you could say that.  Job hunting is a pain.  It seems I’m just a square peg in … Continue reading

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OILING THE DOG

A dog licking his feet, a vet once told me, is the sign of an allergy.   Treatment:  antihistamines twice a day.  Now, I don’t lick my feet—E-e-w-w-w!—but I, too, have allergies, primarily airborne stuff like dust, pollen, and animal dander.  … Continue reading

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WEED EATERS—NOT WHAT THE FACTORY HAD IN MIND

Guess we should have expected it.  “When pigs fly,” the expression meaning “ain’t never gonna happen,” has gone to hog heaven.  No, folks, pigs today don’t really fly, but they may be getting high, thanks to legislators in Washington (the … Continue reading

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MAJOR DISAPPOINTMENTS, Part II

In part I of this article, we learned that several college majors have absolutely no value in securing employment following graduation.  We also learned the economic benefits of eliminating them from college curricula.  In the interest of saving time and … Continue reading

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