Retail Cancel Culture
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Retail Cancel Culture

I worked retail for many years, for a variety of retailers in a variety of niches but they were essentially all run the same. There were two goals: increase sales and get the thieves out of the store. Theft, AKA shrink, was a major issue whether I worked in a…

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Weekend Reads
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Weekend Reads

  How to Help This week is personal. This is my cousin Brett.  He is in need of a kidney and his search has been made harder because of corona. (Long Island News 12)   Learn more about Brett at this profile of him on the National Kidney Registry. You can…

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Weekend Reads
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Weekend Reads

This week I dreamt I was in my white Zara pantsuit at an event at a restaurant or a bar.  It was one of those places that is narrow and long, opens up to a large space, and then more nooks and hallways to best use the minimal space available…

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Weekend Reads
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Weekend Reads

My Morning Jacket is my favorite band, and the favorite band of my husband and my sister, and now it’s a family band and my daughter also loves them.  They haven’t had a new album since 2015.  This week they released The Waterfall II, a collection of B-sides that didn’t…

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Weekend Reads
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Weekend Reads

I am doing Weekend Reads a day early as tomorrow is a holiday.  With all that is going on in our country, there may be some who are going all-out, and some who are choosing not to celebrate it.  America was created to be an independent country and live life…

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Weekend Reads
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Weekend Reads

How to Help Black Archivist is a project by Paul Octavious, a Black queer photographer based in Chicago. He is also the founder of The Eye Eaters Society. In 2005, Paul began exploring the art of photography and it changed the trajectory of his life. Black Archivist believes in the power of…

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Weekend Reads
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Weekend Reads

How to Help Founded in 1973 after the simple act of a mother publicly supporting her gay son, PFLAG is the first and largest organization for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ+) people, their parents and families, and allies. Last year I walked with PFLAG Metro DC in the…

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Weekend Reads

How to Help Freedom of the press means that people have the right to give information and express opinions through publication without fear of government censorship, interference, or retribution, such as physical violence or imprisonment. The First Amendment prevents the American government from passing laws that would threaten this right.…

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