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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 […]

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 […]

Thank You, Crest. Now What?

A couple of years ago, I wrote a blog post that I recently re-posted here. In it I lamented the overwhelming and unnecessary selection of toothpaste one encounters at the store. It seemed that Proctor & Gamble’s product development was driven by a desire for shelf space rather than customer needs or ease of purchase. I asked […]