In New Zealand we have something called the Goods and Services Tax. It is like a sales tax but it covers everything—all goods, including food, and services, including professional services. It’s a part of life and one thing that’s really good down here is that all prices are quoted as “GST inclusive,” which means that… Continue reading Timing Is Everything
What do you get when you combine a dating service with a personal assistant? Assuming you would want to do that, the result is something called a “Romance Secretary.” A romance secretary is not someone who handles Cassanova’s little black book and keeps him from confusing his multiple relationships. It is a person who sort… Continue reading What Ever Happened to Life Skills?
When you were in high school, did you go to the prom? I didn’t, in case you were wondering, but my sister did. The only angst I seem to recall was whether her date (and now husband) would be able to borrow his father’s car or if she would be charioted in his beater. I don’t… Continue reading Prom Wars