Monthly Archives: May 2011

Reply/All

By now, I’m sure you have all seen the TV commercial for Bridgestone tires with the office worker whose colleague tells him he just hit reply/all on what had to be a seriously inappropriate e-mail (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=X9xGw-SWej8). The sender freaks out … Continue reading

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God Bless the Germans

Seriously, I mean it. I really love the Germans. They’re largely a humorless bunch, but I’m OK with that. It took some learning, but I have finally figured out that I must leave my sarcastic wit at the hotel when … Continue reading

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Just Say No to Mandals

Last week, I was in Chicago on business and decided to catch a Cubs game at Wrigley. As crotchety as that stadium is, what a great venue for baseball. I admit that I do appreciate the creature comforts of Nationals … Continue reading

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Nerding Out on Baseball Stats

OK, I guess this is the month for confessions from your humble blogger. Having confessed my germaphobia quite publicly, it’s now time to confess that I am a total baseball statistics nerd. Hey, it’s no worse than being a confessed … Continue reading

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Germaphobia, Part Deux

As you read in a prior blog, I am a germaphobe – loud and proud. See https://brucecrobertson.com/2011/03/30/hands-off-confessions-of-a-rational-germaphobe/. As I mentioned in that posting, I take a lot of crap for being a germaphobe. For example, my EA gives me a … Continue reading

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Coors Light, Please

I am frequently amazed by how susceptible we all are to marketing. I was thinking this recently when I noticed some hair gel in our bathroom called “Gel de Modelage.” I am not nearly the consumer of hair gel that … Continue reading

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