Category Archives: general thoughts

Naivete in the neighborhood

These signs have been popping up around my neighborhood, in part because someone in our local nextdoor.com community printed a bunch and offered them to neighbors. I know I’m always the bad guy on seemingly innocent things like this, but … Continue reading

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Text etiquette

Is there any kind of etiquette for when you can or cannot text someone? It’s hard to know how intrusive your text may be to the person who is receiving it. Is there sound on, or does their phone just … Continue reading

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Overqualified

I’ve hired more than 60 people in my life, and many times, I’ve had people look at the resumes of people I was considering and tell me that they were overqualified. What does that mean: overqualified? It seems to me … Continue reading

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A cosmic test

Yesterday, I found a wallet on the sidewalk that contained a driver’s license, some health insurance cards, two ORCA cards and eight $100 bills. (It was also a Marvel Comics-themed wallet.) I walked to a convenience store, purchased a padded … Continue reading

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Too good to compete

A girl’s high school basketball team, Rogers Area Youth Basketball Association (RAYBA), in┬áMinnesota was recently kicked out of their league for being “too good.” According to the article, three teams in the league threatened to forfeit their games against RAYBA … Continue reading

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