Posts Tagged ‘Advice’

As Quickly And Calmly As Possible

September 26, 2022

In all of human history, I doubt there has ever been a disaster so big that there wasn’t at least one person that “didn’t see what the big deal is.”

Don’t be that person, and if they tell you to evacuate, do yourself and your family a favor and evacuate!

Advice Worth Repeating

September 20, 2022

It’s been said before, but the words you say in anger are the same words that are remembered long after your anger is gone.

Because They’re Not Fighting For Fun, They’re Fighting For Their Life

September 2, 2022

It’s been said, “Don’t pick a fight with an old man. If he’s too old to fight, he’ll just kill you.”

This can also be true of someone smaller than you and someone more scared of you than you are of them.

My Advice For All The Generations

August 25, 2022

You can offend or you can change minds, but you can’t do both at the same time. Choose wisely.

And Then Move On

July 29, 2022

Sometimes you just have to say, “Well . . . that just happened. I guess I needed that.”

Inspired By An Overheard Conversation From The Other Day

July 28, 2022

Strictly speaking, I can’t disagree with you that, “They’d be so pretty if they smiled!” They are indeed pretty, and I would imagine a smile would only make them prettier, however . . . telling them to smile because it would make them “pretty” is doing a disservice to whatever reason they have for not smiling at that moment.

If you really want to see them smile, try giving them a reason to do so.

Today’s Safety Tip (And Feel Better Soon)

May 10, 2022

While it’s okay advice to “grab with both hands what life gives you,” as a caveat, if what life is giving you is straight out of the oven, put on oven mitts first.

Inspired By A Conversation I Overheard Today

October 22, 2021

Good Compliment: “You have a great smile!”

Still A Pretty Good Compliment: “You have the kind of smile that I like.”

But Do Yourself A Favor And Never Say: “Your smile reminds me of my ex’s . . .”

And There’s Not A Lot Of Tools In That Box To Begin With

July 21, 2021

I know I’ve mentioned this sentiment before, but seriously people, the cheap “Betcha didn’t see that comin'” (but makes no sense) “shock” twist is the crudest tool in the hack writer’s toolbox.

And There Are Enough Necessary Battles To Fight As It Is

July 16, 2021

Look, world at large, you can do what you think is best (because you will anyway), but I assure you that drawing unnecessary battle lines just leads to unnecessary battles.