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Service Economy: Who Deserves Tips?

I love the Opt Ed section of the paper. I believe we all need to write at least one letter on something we’re passionate about in our lifetime. In saying that, I applaud this reader Re: “What is a good … Continue reading

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Real Life Rants

RANT to theft at estate and garage sales. People are coming to garage and estate sales to steal items. They appear to be shoppers, but when the site gets busy, they just pick up something and leave.    RANT to all those … Continue reading

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Real Life Rants

RANT to cherry prices. I was in a supermarket in the Colorado Springs, Colorado, area where Washington state red cherries were being sold at $2.79 per pound. I flew back to Seattle the next day and stopped at a supermarket owned … Continue reading

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No Lay offs

The year 2020 was rocky. Millions of people were laid off or furloughed. The pain may continue into the near-term future — but even once our lives stabilize, this won’t be the only time an economy stumbles. Companies will again face this … Continue reading

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Practice Random Acts of Kindness Together

Help someone cross the street, hold open a door, say something nice to a stranger. Without making it a big deal, discuss what it felt like to do something nice and unexpected. Talk about what the other person may have felt … Continue reading

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