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Musings | 14 Jun 2017

Coats and Books

  This quote makes absolute sense to me. I love reading. I read every morning for at least an hour. If I had to, I would absolutely pick a book over a coat. But here’s the thing — I don’t have to choose. I can have a new coat and read all I want by […]

Musings | 17 May 2017

Originality and Success

I came across this quote by Herman Melville, which got me to thinking. This statement is only true if your goal is originality. If your goal is success, then this statement is simply not relevant. And as Kim Kardashian reminds us every day, originality and success no longer go hand in hand in this day […]

Humor &Musings | 18 May 2016

If You Want To Make God Laugh, Tell Him About Your Plans

“Where do you see yourself in 5 years?” is the funniest job interview question you can be asked. The funniest and the hardest to answer. The correct answer (and believe me, there are right and wrong answers here) is “Right here, with this company, doing the job we are discussing right now.” If you are […]

Musings | 07 Mar 2016

Political Discourse at a New Low

They say, “Fight fire with fire.” I think it’s a solid piece of advice applicable in many situations. Except when it comes to stupidity. You cannot fight stupidity with stupidity without descending even deeper into it. As 2016 presidential race is clearly showing. Marco Rubio had to learn this lesson the hard way.

Musings | 04 Mar 2016

A Problem Bigger Than Rent and Landlords

You can call it class warfare or use any other buzz words currently overused by the media to describe this situation, but the fact remains: In a typical month, three in four people in Milwaukee’s eviction court were black, and three in four of those were women. One female renter in seventeen from the city’s […]