Tag Archives: Right Side Up Thinking in an Upside Down World

Another Name for that Day after “Black Friday”

Given our proclivity for applying names to certain otherwise ordinary days, I’m not surprised that someone decided to designate the day after Black Friday as “Small Business Saturday.” But I think we need a lull between the marketing mayhem of … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving ~ A Supernaturally Unnatural Approach

Suppose the fourth Thursday in November wasn’t a national holiday and nobody got a day off with pay. What if the following Friday didn’t have a catchy name and didn’t unleash a retail marketing frenzy? Would it really seem 

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Not Just a Trip through the Car Wash

It has been an emotionally and spiritually challenging week for a lot of us, but it isn’t the first one we’ve lived through, and it’s 

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No “Safe Zone” This Time

I had thought about beginning this post with an apology for being so political, but the issues at stake in the upcoming election are not just political. They’re 

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No Magic “8-Ball” Needed

You’ll never guess what I saw on TV earlier this week. I turned on the news, a courageous thing to do, if I do say so myself,  and I was confronted with a veritable parade of 

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So ~Your Problem Is … ??

Being an older guy, I’ve seen a few linguistic peculiarities come and go. Some of them sort of made sense, but others make me wonder. Conversational peculiarities come and go, but there’s one in particular that intrigues me because it 

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