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In defense of grumpiness

Writer Peter Frase talked to Jian Ghomeshi on “Q” this Thursday past, defending rude service and how we are slaves to “service with a smile.”  In his article, “In Defense of Soviet Waiters”, Peter Frase made the case for rude service … Continue reading

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My New York

New York City Subway, originally uploaded by leyaevelyn. There are many ways to think about New York City. It’s big, it’s crowded, loud, sometimes brash, always exciting. Here are a few ways I see it: 1.It’s okay to stare. No … Continue reading

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Back on the ranch

Halifax is not New York. I had a long day traveling, with a seven hour wait in the Philadelphia airport because of flight delays and missed connection. I arrived in Halifax after midnight (I was scheduled to be in by … Continue reading

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