Part II – Things I’ve Learned

“There is much pleasure to be gained from useless knowledge.” – Bertrand Russell As far as I can tell, my readership here consists of Mrs. Lawrence, because she wants to know if I’ve written anything bad about her, a handful of loyal customers, Mrs. Connelly, when she wants to know what’s going on in her…

Calm Down, It Was Inevitable

“Everything is funny as long as it is happening to someone else” – Will Rogers There are 195 countries in the world. 196 if you count Taiwan, which for some reason, isn’t counted outside of Taiwan. Within the borders of our world, there are approximately 7.1 billion people, roughly 6,500 spoken languages and 46 different…

My Spam Box Groweth

  As you may well imagine, my business email address finds it’s way into many customer address books.  It’s printed on my business cards, letterhead, invoices and even this blog site.  I prefer to receive minor inquiries from customers via electronic mail.  It allows me to respond at less busy times of the day, and…

Email…..& Canned Meat(?) Products

“Studies have found that forwarding emails can end friendships and ruin relationships. Failure to help spread the word, by forwarding this to at least 10 friends, will cause you bad luck and ill will in the coming days.” – Anon Every now and then, we have to break the news to a customer that their…