Archive of: Business Casual

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Tough Enough

Tough Enough

At a place I once worked, some of the guys used to throw a football around the office from time to time, ostensibly as a way of relieving tension or relaxing a little in the midst of a hectic workday.

May 2005
The Emptied Nest

The Emptied Nest

The most dramatic and immediate effect on the nest that emptied when our daughter went off to college a few years ago was the quiet. Everything stopped.

April 2005
Sticker Shock

Sticker Shock

There's a lot to find puzzling in the ongoing controversy in Cobb County over the evolution disclaimer stickers that a federal judge has declared unconstitutional - in violation of both the Georgia and the U.S. Constitutions.

March 2005
An Atlanta Valentine

An Atlanta Valentine

The internal click that comes when I push open the back door and walk into the house after a few hours or a few days away takes me by surprise every time, even though I've heard it in the half-dozen or so places I've called home throughout my adult life.

February 2005
Hearing Voices

Hearing Voices

How many times have you wanted to suggest to top corporate folks that they should occasionally try calling their own places of business, unannounced, just like any regular customer?

January 2005
Target Practice

Target Practice

The nearly 250,000 students who attend Georgia's public colleges and universities dodged a powerful bullet a few weeks ago when the Board of Regents wisely decided not to push for a mid-year tuition hike as a way of dealing with a $65-million budget shortfall.

December 2004
The Side of the Angels

The Side of the Angels

The first voice-mail message of the morning was from a woman I've never met who delivered a lengthy tirade against journalism and journalists, including the fact that she has "long felt that journalists will print whatever they want to print . . . and they don't particularly care whether the story is accurate."

November 2004
The Little Lady Syndrome

The Little Lady Syndrome

Just about the time you think you're safe, here it comes to beat you over the head one more time.

October 2004
Girl Groups

Girl Groups

The birthday we were celebrating was not a landmark "0" year, just one of those in-betweens you pretty much take in stride. One woman brought photos from her son's wedding the previous month.

September 2004
Peaceable Kingdom

Peaceable Kingdom

Blossom has a new home, but the six baby ducks who used to swim in the pond behind our office building are MIA.

August 2004
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