Archive for November, 2011

It’s just common sense, and that’s a problem

Often times when frustrated with politicians, bureaucrats, or anyone involved in trying to solve a difficult problem, we see a reference to “common sense” or the lack thereof. “Why don’t they just use common sense?” “If only they had a modicum of common sense!” “Whatever happened to good old common sense?” Indeed, whatever did happen to common sense> Nothing, and that’s precisely the problem.

Continue Reading November 22, 2011 at 11:21 am

Close the Door–I’m in a hurry

Admit it, we’ve all done it. I certainly have, and I suspect most of you take the time or have the interest to read my blogs are guilty of the same action. Frequently, as I rush into an elevator, whether to get to my office or an “important” meeting, I push the destination floor button, and then patiently wait for the door to close.

Continue Reading November 1, 2011 at 2:14 pm


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