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What’s the Temperature?

I ordered a small breakfast at McDonald’s while on vacation. While waiting for the order to come to the counter, I watched the manager. She cradled a clipboard in hand (which had dozens of rows and columns). Moving to the preparation table, she began opening the warming trays holding food like meat patties or chicken […]

The Hardest But Best Lesson

Few take criticism well. We nod in agreement Franklin P. Jones. He observed, “Honest criticism is hard to take, particularly from a relative, a friend, an acquaintance, or a stranger.” The word that comes to mind in such circumstances is “unfair.” Sometimes “fair” is in the eye of the speaker. Objectively, life is not fair. […]

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