AH, THAT JOY OF GETTING CAUGHT IN THE NOSE HAIRS OF SOMEONE ELSE’S FIGHT. –OVERHEARD ON THE MUNI (SAN FRANCISCO) SUBWAY Continue reading Or was it Crosshairs? Always Take Notes.
LAST NIGHT I HAD A BIZARRE DREAM ABOUT USING THUMBTACKS AND A HAMMER TO SECURE DUST JACKETS TO HARDCOVER BOOKS. THINK BEFORE YOU ACT. — ANOTHER PSA FROM HELEN CHRISTIE Continue reading When Control Issues Invade our Dreams
IF YOU CAN’T TAKE ADVANTAGE OF OTHERS’ VULNERABILITIES, WHAT’S THE POINT IN BEING A RAGING ASSHOLE? — A PUBLIC SERVICE MESSAGE FROM HELEN CHRISTIE Continue reading More Empty Pondering
“WELL, BUTTERCUP SAYS— “I DON’T WANT TO HEAR IT. BUTTERCUP WILL SAY ANYTHING.” — HEARD ON THE SIDEWALK IN SAN FRANCISCO Continue reading And Who is This Buttercup?
PHILIP CHARLES IS DECENT, BUT HE’S A HANDFUL. — OVERHEARD ON THE MUNI (SAN FRANCISCO) SUBWAY Continue reading Life’s Challenges
Please don’t accuse Dave Hill — or me — of overstating the crisis. Rest assured, we’re all strong enough to handle this. Perspective is absolutely essential, though. Regardless of how bad this gets, remember that the heroes who help us navigate the confusion and disillusionment of travel are not to blame. Policy decisions are made by cowards who never show their faces in the hallways, guest elevators or restaurants of hotels. The employees we see during our stay are suffering as much as the rest of us. Some of them may be suffering more, if a guest causes damage or … Continue reading When Hotels Disappoint