The Land of Ish

Personally, I don’t see how we can survive these days without the Land of Ish. I mean, think about it. You’re due in a meeting at work at a certain time, say nine o’clock. You did everything you should have done to be there on time – got up early, out the door on...

Three Easy Rules That Will Change your “Comma Life” Forever

Commas have never intentionally hurt you, have they? Okay, maybe you made a bad grade or two on a school paper because you used the two-inch rule; that is, you placed a comma every two inches on your term paper just to show your instructor you were seriously trying....

Bungler or Ace . . . What Kind of Interviewer Are You?

The recipe for conducting an excellent personal interview can be compared to making a delicious cake. Use the proper equipment, mix up a few high-quality ingredients, bake at the right temperature, add the icing, and voila! You have something the interviewee loves and...

Mash-Up: Hug an Author, Hitchhiking ala 1930s & A Creepy Story

I’m inviting you to  take a tiny trip with into the Nothing Burger World of Whatever. Why? Why not? Why Mash-Ups? Because we are inundated with billions of information every week. We have to sometimes stop and smell the roses, or at least read a Mash-Up....

HEROES: Military Working Dogs (MWDs)

Starting with: The saga of STUBBY. No slouch, Stubby was promoted to the rank of Sergeant and respected his superiors with a famous one-paw-over-the-eye salute. Private Robert Convoy found the stray Bull Terrier Mix in 1917 at the training camp of the 102nd Infantry...