How Do You Answer the Phone?

“Hello” wasn’t always the first thing people said when they answered the phone. After the first proper phone service was started in the US in 1878, people said “Ahoy”. Hmm… I’ll have to give that a try.

Economic Growth with Obama

Update – As I’ve previously stated, the financial markets and businesses do not like economic uncertainty introduced by Democrats or Republicans.  The Wall Street Journal talks about “The Uncertainty Economy” with comments like these: The panicked Democrats’ biggest problem is that Congress

Getting Hit from Behind

There’s nothing like waiting at a stop light and getting hit from behind…  That was my “interesting” experience in downtown Springfield yesterday.    I got out of my car and immediately called the police to cite the driver (I found

Email Spam… Now Caller ID Spoofing

Just about everyone is familiar with email spam…  Well, it appears the world now has Caller ID Spoofing.  This is a technique used by unscrupulous people to make phone calls that display a different phone number (and identity) on the Caller ID of

Workplace Humor

Best excuses if you get caught sleeping at your office desk: 1. “It’s okay: I’m still billing the client.” 2. “They told me at the blood bank this might happen.” 3. “Whew! I must a left the top off the

A View on Capitalism from 1948

Harding College put this out this mini-movie in 1948. It explains capitalism in a simple enough form so that even an elementary school child can understand it. I suggest you show it to any young’uns that may be around as you