Tag Archives: Torah

Esther’s One-Two Punch

What do toddlers and sales professionals have in common?  No, this isn’t the latest riddle from your in-flight magazine. The correct answer is that both employ profound psychological principles to project their wills.  Toddlers do so instinctively while sales pros … Continue reading

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Eye Follow My Heart

Do you remember seeing the Sharper Image stores that were found in nearly two hundred malls around the country?  After thirty years of retailing innovative gadgets, it failed and folded in 2008. Entering a Sharper Image store was a visual … Continue reading

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Feathers and Fashion

A beautiful pine tree stands outside my window, obviously irresistible to a pair of woodpeckers.  That towering evergreen makes me happy but so do those two birds.  Whenever I hear the familiar rat-a-tat-tat, I look up with a huge grin … Continue reading

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Well, Meet My Father-in-Law

Having debuted in 2006, Psych is the USA cable network’s longest running original series.  It is set in Santa Barbara but for reasons having to do with production costs and trade unions, the series is filmed in Canada.  The scenery … Continue reading

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R-E-S-P-E-C-T

“He doesn’t treat me with respect,” she complained bitterly.  What exactly does she mean?  Did he fail to rise from his La-Z-Boy recliner when she entered the room?  Did he speak to her brusquely or patronizingly? Without further explanation, it’s … Continue reading

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