Posts Tagged ‘minute’

Hunkered Down

Tuesday, October 30th, 2012

With the east coast recovering from the overnight devastation of Hurricane Sandy, I have much compassion for residents’ plight. Prior to moving to Houston in 1998, I seldom thought about hurricanes. Since then we’ve dealt with three massive storms. In June 2000, Tropical Storm Allison stalled and dumped 35 inches of rain – flooding downtown […]

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Lessons Learned – #9

Friday, December 23rd, 2011

Continuing to count down the Top 10 things I learned during 2011: Slow Improvement – In the spring I participated as a mystery shopper by reviewing a car wash. After a 30-minute undercover investigation, I spent an hour-and-a-half completing the online report about quality, appearance and customer interaction. Compensation? Reimbursement for the $12 wash. Interestingly, […]

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Center Point

Monday, August 15th, 2011

Four of my friends from church and I have lunch together once a month, rotating who picks the restaurant. These 90-minute gatherings are simply the ‘in person’ part of what plays out in email between gatherings. During those written discussions we share editorials from various online newspapers, comment on the happenings in the world and […]

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Ho Hum

Monday, February 7th, 2011

You would think a Super Bowl that came down to the final minute before the Packers were assured of victory over the Steelers would be memorable; however, last night’s game didn’t seem as suspense-filled as the past three close contests. The halftime show with the Black Eyed Peas disappointed, thanks to poor audio and over-production. […]

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‘City of Dreams’

Saturday, May 15th, 2010

William Martin just released his latest novel – City of Dreams – featuring recurring characters Peter Fallon and Evangeline Carrington searching for a box of priceless Revolutionary War bonds. After reading the comments below about how he’s utilizing social media to promote the book, return to my e-newsletter and use “Send This To A Friend” […]

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