What I Learned This Week: #205

Monday, July 26 – Sunday, August 1, 2021 The Day in (Briefly) Christmas in July: One one of the week’s hottest, humidest, sunniest days, I crossed the street in front of a car with the windows down blaring “We are the World.” I couldn’t quite find my place in the song in the few secondsContinue reading “What I Learned This Week: #205”

What I Learned This Week: #204

Monday, July 19 – Sunday, July 25, 2021 The Week in Conspicuous Consumption: I vaguely remember ordering a candle wick trimmer weeks ago when my scissors we not…cutting it…as far as reaching down into a jar candle. I guess one day I must have had enough. Part of my reaction to the pandemic is toContinue reading “What I Learned This Week: #204”

What I Learned This Week: #201

Monday, June 21 – Sunday, June 27, 2021 The Week in Multi-Tasking: There’s a thing in retail called “recovery” and it is almost as dramatic as it sounds. Recovery is an attempt to overturn hours of shopping to put the store into a fresh state for the next day. It’s a reset, and an importantContinue reading “What I Learned This Week: #201”

What I Learned This Week: #200

Monday, June 16 – Sunday, June 20, 2021 The Week in Milestones: What I Learned this Week is 200 posts old. I started blogging in 2017 to practice writing. At first, I wrote on random topics on random days, but soon settled into once a week “reporting.” For 64 days during the early lock downContinue reading “What I Learned This Week: #200”