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Maligned Mondays

One of my old bosses once complained to the us at a staff meeting that the worst part of his Mondays is hearing his employees complain about Mondays. I understood his point but I also understood the back-handed, cynical basis … Continue reading

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The Last Weekend

I hope you’re enjoying this final weekend of 2020. It’s the one many of us have been anticipating with baited breath. Perhaps we will get a well-deserved respite from this insane year. But wait, the next weekend, the first one … Continue reading

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Happy Blue Monday

We’re not even one complete week into 2019 and already, we have a second holiday to celebrate. Today is Blue Monday, the first Monday after New Year’s Day. A public relations company (of course) planned the first Blue Monday for … Continue reading

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Happy Monday

Since retirement, I still sometimes have an American style Monday. Of course I always have calendar Mondays; but now most of them are pleasant. This early morning has been inauspicious. It looks like it will be an American style Monday. … Continue reading

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Five Day Weeks In The USSR

While struggling to read through an old Soviet Russian language children’s textbook the other day, I found a short mention of a curious Soviet social experiment that triggered my curiosity. It was a reconfiguration of the calendar into weeks of … Continue reading

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