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Eulogy for a Christmas Tree

And it was just me and the tree. I felt I owed the tree some company on its last night with us.

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So THIS is Christmas?! 7 Top Most OverBlown Ways to Get Festive 2017 edition

Some Christmas  trends raucously holler "Jumped the shark!" The decor that's gone beyond "earnestly seeking attention" to "desperately demanding attention" without even understanding why.

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They’re never too old to be your babies, even if you’ve never met before.

It also shows that if you are my friend, even my very new friend, I've got your back.

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How to Handle A Restaurant Maelstrom – Get the Crayons!

The difference between blacklisting a restaurant and endorsing it, is less about how perfect the dinner goes than it is about the reaction of the staff when all goes wrong, as long as the food is good.

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Goat Yoga in the Year of Trying New Things

Goat Yoga is NOT a spectator sport where goats demonstrate yoga positions for the enjoyment and youtube videos of all.

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Why I go to the 2nd most convenient Post Office – Customer Service

a huge number of folks put the extra mile (In my case it's closer to two miles) on their cars to visit the second most convenient location because of Steve Eldridge and the team that works there.

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The Lingering Effects of Being Bitten by the Ad Bug?

A couple of months ago I got a shared email with a photo showing our old ad agency being torn down to make room for condos. Daniel F. Sullivan Company, 1266 Soldiers Field Road, Boston was going to exist exclusively in memories