Unconventional Thinking

February, 2008

Rich Is A Religion

Thursday, February 28th, 2008 by Mark

Okay, so the nation is stuck in the quicksand of a subprime crisis, millions are driving away from their split levels, banks are hemorrhaging red ink, the battered stock market is teetering on a free fall, and President Obama’s first day as Commander-in-Chief will be focused on declaring war on [...]

Customer Service, In Search Of The DNA.

Thursday, February 21st, 2008 by Mark

A few days ago, I was bestowed with a charming and old-fashioned gesture: A wish to “Have a Wonderful Weekend.” The problem is, the gesture was plastic. Literally. It was stamped on a bag of band-aids and toothpaste I’d purchased in a local pharmacy. Perhaps I am a cold-hearted SOB, [...]

The Line

Thursday, February 14th, 2008 by Mark

Today, I sat on a beach and watched two yellow seaplanes flirt with each other. They dipped and banked, flew in tandem, then apart, only to line up again and then diverge under the gorgeous sun.
The courtship in the sky went on for all to watch, but I think I was the only one enrapt [...]

Sight Seeing On The Isle Of The Invisible

Thursday, February 7th, 2008 by Mark

There’s a part of all of us that wants, that demands, to be rooted in reality. To see what we are asked to believe in and to have empirical evidence of its existence.
Makes sense.
No it doesn’t.
You’ve never seen relativity, E=MC2, but you believe in it. You have never set eyes on it, you have little [...]

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