Can you be too polite?

Recently I stayed at a fancy hotel. It’s not quite as fancy as it thinks it is, or at least not as fancy as the price it charges, but still well above the level of hotel I usually stay in. I’ve never been ma’am’ed (can you even have 2 apostrophes in one word?) so much […]

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Facts always get in the way

There is a saying that says, ‘Never let the facts get in the way of a good story.’  I am pro the use of this phrase. However, it has been pointed out to me that the hotel my cousin works at supplies more than just strawberry jam.  He has even supplied photo proof. As I am a […]

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The Strawberry Jam conspiracy

I freely admit I’m not a regular hotel stayer…but every time I do, the only jam available is strawberry.  Not apricot, not plum, not mixed berry…strawberry is the only jam available.  Occasionally they’ll have marmalade and/or honey, but the only jam is strawberry. I can’t help but wonder if there is some kind of agreement […]

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