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…break the habit

We live in an age of distraction. Our attention is being pulled at from just about every direction. This is not news, but it is a problem. Read the rest of this entry

…wave it off

_50097524_bicycle-wheel-1There’s a daily struggle on our streets across the county and around the world, a battle for respect and recognition. It’s a battle that’s waged not with words but with wheels, two and four wheels to be precise.  Read the rest of this entry

…Get Uncomfortable

airline-seatsThe ethical question — to recline, or not to recline — has been around since airlines introduced coach seats.

Since that time, fliers have been divided on this issue.  Some opt to spare their fellow passenger the discomfort of having to sit in the fetal position, and others, I can only assume, think they are the only person on the plane.

While it’s always been a point of contention for fliers, in recent weeks, the conflict seems to have reached its boiling point for over-stressed fliers.  Three flights, in the last few weeks,  were forced to make unscheduled stops due to seat-reclining disputes.  Read the rest of this entry

…sit up

airplaneIn the past, I’ve made no secret of my beliefs concerning the two kinds of people in this world: Those who think it’s okay to recline their seat on an airplane and the people who know it’s a totally selfish move.

Guess which kind I am?

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…practice what you preach

...oh the places you'll go...

…oh the places you’ll go…

When it comes to cell phone usage tensions can be high when it comes to defining “appropriate” usage. We all have our own thoughts on what constitutes “rude” or downright “gross” times to use your cell phone.

So it came as a bit of a shock to find that a recent study by eBay Deals found that a lot of us are on the same page when it comes to cell phone etiquette.

For instance, 88% of respondents said that they disapprove of walking while texting. Read the rest of this entry