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Observing The Differences Between Men and Women

Nell Hills is a home furnishings and decor institution in Atchison, Kansas with a Kansas City location in Briarcliff Village. I recall when they first opened in Briarcliff, seeing tour busses filled with pilgrims from Olathe lined up in the parking lot. No, I’m not exaggerating though the busses might also have been from Lee’s Summit. Nell Hills […]

WestJet demonstrates how brand begins with purpose and the right people.

The recent “Christmas Miracle” by Canadian airline WestJet is a wonderfully executed event on several levels. The obvious ones are the seemingly perfectly performed choreography of collecting Christmas gift wishes from passengers at the gate and then having their wishes delivered at their destination via the baggage carousel. The production quality of the video from […]

I’d like to buy a vowel, please.

Here is a touch of irony to close out your Thanksgiving weekend! The Missouri Lottery has contributed more than $3 billion to Missouri and public education. However, it would seem that none of it went to English class.   I guess more than $3 billion doesn’t buy a proofreader either. At least the math adds […]

I don’t see the part about Black Friday

Around the same time as he was delivering the Gettysburg Address 150 years ago, Abraham Lincoln was leaving us another legacy – the Thanksgiving holiday. Nothing against those zany Puritans (who made the celebration of Christmas a crime punishable by a fine of 5 shillings) but they weren’t even the first to offer a thanksgiving […]