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the energy it takes

I had dinner last night with a friend. She moved to a new place. Her father lives with her; he has Alzheimer’s. He no longer knows that she’s his daughter; he may be shaky on the concept of what a daughter is. She said, “When he said grace, he thanked God for ‘the lady that […]

I need to approve all plants and living things

That’s an excerpt from a memo that’s quoted at LA Oberved. Kevin Roderick calls attention (and rightly so) to this statement: “NO FOOD OR DRINK (except water) IS ALLOWED IN THE NEWSROOM, OFFICES, CONFERENCE ROOM OR CONTROL ROOMS.” (caps in original). This from a workplace memo written by some robot named Nancy Bauer. She’s generous, […]