Tag Archives: courtesy

“Extas”

“Too often we underestimate the power of a touch, a smile, a kind word, a listening ear, an honest compliment, or the smallest act of caring, all of which have the potential to turn a life around.” — Leo F. … Continue reading

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What If The Letter D *isappeare*?

“If you want others to be happy, practice compassion.  If you want to be happy, practice compassion.” — *alai Lama What if this letter *isappeare*? The *ays of the week woul* be shorter. *enmark, *jibouti, an* the *ominican Republic woul* … Continue reading

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Two Kinds Of Treats

“You can easily judge the character of a man by how he treats those who can do nothing for him. ” — Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe There are two kinds of treats in this world. A treat, and how you treat … Continue reading

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25B, B25, or 221B Baker Street

“You know my methods, Watson.” — Sherlock Holmes (Sir Arthur Conan Doyle) Literature fans know that 221b Baker Street was the residence of a certain brilliant, but flawed, Victorian era literary sleuth. Sherlock Holmes was a man of few mistakes, … Continue reading

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Roll The Dice

“Luck never made a man wise.” — Seneca, Letters to Lucilius We take chances everyday. Buying a lotto ticket. Sending out a resume. A new restaurant. And if we’re lucky, that gamble will pay off. We’ll be rich. We’ll land an … Continue reading

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1799

“Good manners are just a way of showing other people that we have respect for them.” — Bill Kelly A few, but not all, things have changed in the last two hundred years. This was evident today as my daughter … Continue reading

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A Better 9-9-9 Plan

“Treat everyone with politeness, even those who are rude to you – not because they are nice, but because you are.” — Author Unknown What does an IRS form 990-N, 9-1-1, and a $999.99 have in common? They all involve … Continue reading

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