RIGID MINDS DON’T MAKE GREAT DISCUSSIONS

For a few days, I hooked up with a Boston Globe group. Its purpose was supposedly to address racism in Boston. Though we don't live there anymore, we did live there a long time and we lived in Roxbury, the darkest part of the dark part of Boston. We lived there for ten years and … Continue reading RIGID MINDS DON’T MAKE GREAT DISCUSSIONS

THE SEE-SAW SOCIETY – BY ELLIN CURLEY

I just had a terrible thought! What if the extreme political division in America continues? What would that mean, long-term, to our government and to our country? The way I see it, we could just see-saw back and forth between Republican and Democratic Presidents and congressional control in Washington. When one party is in power, … Continue reading THE SEE-SAW SOCIETY – BY ELLIN CURLEY

PERSONAL UN-FAVORITES DIS-SERVICES

It’s an epidemic, a pandemic  — of bad service. Do you remember when the customer was always right? I do. Because it wasn’t that long ago. Customer satisfaction and service was the norm until about 2002. At which point everyone decided to save money by (A) “automating” customer service (B) eliminating service entirely, or (C) shipping it overseas … Continue reading PERSONAL UN-FAVORITES DIS-SERVICES