Tag Archives: Opinions

You Know You’re Getting Old When… (That Time I Hurt Myself by Sneezing)

Funny story. Last week I caught a cold. Well technically since the incubation period for the common cold is seven to ten days, I probably caught the cold the week before last. Last week the symptoms began to manifest themselves. … Continue reading

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One Liner Wednesday – Happy Birthday Grandma

Here’s my contribution for this week’s One-Liner Wednesday by Linda G. Hill: Though she has been gone for a number of years now, around this time of year my thoughts always turn to my paternal grandmother and her mischievous sense … Continue reading

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One Liner Wednesday – UEFA Euro 2016

For this week’s One-Liner Wednesday by Linda G. Hill: An acquaintance in Europe asked me who I was rooting for in the UEFA Euro 2016 soccer tournament. I replied, “I don’t really watch soccer. If I wanted to watch a bunch … Continue reading

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One Liner Wednesday – Adulthood

This week I decided to join the gang for One-Liner Wednesday by Linda G. Hill. I don’t know how Honey and I had gotten onto the subject of our respective youths one evening but at one point she asked me, … Continue reading

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Rebranding for 2015 – Welcome to Norm 2.0

To be totally honest I was never in love with the original title for this blog. In fact there were times when I downright hated it. Firstly it was too long. I also noticed that others politely shied away when trying to … Continue reading

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Advice for Young Job Seekers – 6 Things Not To Do On A Job Interview

Looking for a job? Hey it’s a tough market out there and getting a foot in the door is often the hardest part for young people just starting out. Over the years I’ve done my fair share of hiring, so as a … Continue reading

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Seven Reasons I Hate Listicles

Fellow writers, can we talk? But first, if there are any kids nearby you may want to cover their eyes or ask them to leave the room because there will be foul language in this post. Is the coast clear? … Continue reading

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