For my LGBTQ+ friends, I am not one of you, but I am a staunch ally. I love all of you, and weep for your continuing struggle. And if you need anything, I am here for you, and will stand with you in your struggles.
I would shout “is anybody in here”? If somebody yells back, “me”, then I caught them. But if I hear “No”, then I knew the warehouse was clear, and I could lock up knowing it was empty.
You cannot be ripped off if you walk into the situation with your eyes open.
Protect your children’s’ egos. Support them, praise them, and remember to let them know how proud you are of them. For the rest of your life, they will either carry your pride with them, or remember they have no right to be proud.
we have no control over how it is received. All we can control is our own effort, that we put into it. And that should be our focus.
Men are very much who they identify as. I’m not sure if this is somehow genetically inherited, or if it’s how society has raised us, but if you hurt a man’s identity, well, frankly, you truly hurt the man.
Water was literally pouring through a hole, looking very much like a stream you would see in a fountain. My concern was damage to the foundation since, if it wasn't fixed, water would freeze in the winter causing more damage. The landlord responded, "It's only doing that because of the recent heavy rains." Gee whiz, thank you, Mr. Science.