Blog

National Hamburger Day

It is National Hamburger Day! 6 Tips on Handling the Hamburger.

If you're a vegetarian, then I guess you are not interested in a day celebrating beef! According to the "History" website, the hamburger is the world's most popular food; over 40 billion burgers served annually. Origin: It is said that Hamburg, Germany was where the...
more

World Naked Gardening Day

May 2 is World Naked Gardening Day! 

The observation of gardening naked began only a few years ago (2005). They try to promote "a healthy sense of body acceptance."

"Just get naked and make your part of the botanical world a healthier and more attractive place."

Well, I guess if...

more

National Honesty Day

Today is National Honesty Day! No, really, it is.

In some cases being honest is not easy or the wisest thing to do. Picture this: Only yesterday, your boss was a brunette with a mainstream hair style, but this morning he walks into the office beaming with delight and confidence showcasing his new cut and...
more

National Ex Spouse Day

April 14 is National Ex Spouse Day.

Who is responsible for creating such a day?  The Reverend Ronald Coleman of Kansas City, Mo. of course. And how does a person celebrate such a day?
  • Celebrate being free from him/her.
  • You can consider releasing left-over anger or animosity.
  • Bury the hatchet, especially if children are involved.
  • Celebrate your...
more

Greetings and Good Wishes

Greeting and Good Wishes can be offensive (to some).

Can the company you work for tell you how to greet a customer?  Yes. I believe that they can. It is their company, their brand, their policies and procedures. Can the company you work for pull you from your duties because one customer didn't like the...
more

8 Dinner Date Etiquette Tips

dating etiquette8 Dinner Date Etiquette Tips for Him and for Her.  

  Call it manners or consideration if you prefer; but using etiquette on a dinner date will help increase your chances of getting a second date. A date generally conveys having good time--revealing our best...
more

National Compliment Day

National Compliment Day; keep it sincere.

Compliment: praise, flattery, endorsement

Don't confuse it with "complement": completes, enhancement, counterpart

Why do some people find it difficult to accept a compliment?  Here are the most common reasons that I've heard:
  • It just feels awkward and uncomfortable.
  • I feel like I have to compliment them right back.
  • I...
more

The Hoodie Effect

It's all about that face...'bout that face...

The hoodie effect is only the latest fashion trend that has created controversy. There are many other styles that are still being worn or are so passé, that the impact has lost its effect. For example, the "wife beater." A tank-top style undershirt; sweats, used to be worn only...
more

New Year’s Resolutions

New Year's Resolutions...a calendar. Is that all it takes to make changes?

Making plans and promises to ourselves is customary this time of year. I've never liked the custom. Oh, I've participated here and there, but never seem to stick to it. For me, it comes down to stubbornness. I don't like being told what...
more

What Is Your Marital Status?

My marital status is, "I don't want to talk about!"

In a business setting asking someone what their marital status is, is not recommended. In fact, a person's marital status is irrelevant in the workplace. Well, it could be of interest if you are a pastor of a church. Naturally, if you've developed a familiar...
more