I visited my neighborhood Super Cuts last week because Luca wanted her hair trimmed before the start of school. I decided to put my name in as well. Within a few minutes, a young woman called my name. After asking how I’d like my hair cut, she began telling me about one of her employees … Continue reading The Business Lesson I Learned At Super Cuts
A friend told me this summer has one of the best for him. He’s carved out time with his children and his spouse, and he’s made fitness a priority by spending weekday mornings at the gym. He even started a book club. I began to reflect on his words tonight. What had I accomplished this … Continue reading One of the Best
When Kim began using her iPad more than her iPhone, I wondered how much more data she’d use. AT&T’s 4 GB/month tethering plan came in handy on our vacation to Utah. I assumed her data usage would increase, but wasn’t sure how much. This morning, I pulled the following data usage chart going back a … Continue reading This Spells Trouble
Is it possible to purchase an item over the internet without being bombarded with spam? I’m beginning to wonder after staying at a Best Western for two nights. When I called the Best Western reservation line, I was able to reserve a room on short notice. After giving the man my information including my credit … Continue reading Best Western Blows It
A few months into iPad ownership and I’m as excited as Beavis with a bowl full of nachos. I keep my iPad screens quite tidy. In fact, I now keep all my apps on one screen and remove those I don’t use often. Those I use regularly but not each day go in a folder. … Continue reading My Favorite iPad Apps
Like most kids, I grew up on pop music. My parents owned a stack of records I’d thumb through on occasion. The only album I remember is “It Ain’t Easy” from Three Dog Night. I’m sure there was some Beatles, Doors and maybe a little Rolling Stones in that stack, but I don’t recall which … Continue reading Catching the Music Bug
Assume I make a small donation. What are the chances that six months from now another envelope shows up with this promise: “Mr. Nordquist, make just one more, hopefully larger gift, and we’ll never ask for another donation again”? Who’s smiling now? Glide on the Peace Train.