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Motley musings

Print this article Remember when many of us believed Walmart was the enemy of local business, responsible for the downfall of downtowns everywhere? A lot of folks refused to shop there. Now, many of the same people tell me they … Continue reading

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Baby, you can’t drive my car

Print this articleWhen I first heard about self-driving cars, my reaction was amusement. That’s going to be a disaster for Hollywood, I thought. Just picture a car chase involving two self-driving cars. Neither would be able to bump the other, … Continue reading

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Baking day

Print this articleA friend explained to me recently how sales and marketing have changed over the years. In the past, she said, people sold mostly tangible products. Now, they are more likely to market experiences. Take the example of a … Continue reading

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A nice surprise

Print this article“We didn’t get to be the top species on the planet by being nice.” That statement, made by a veteran in the documentary “The Vietnam War,” stuck with me long after I finished watching the riveting and very … Continue reading

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The language of love

Print this articleI like to watch the nightly news – yes, those half-hour broadcasts by the mainstream media. I find it interesting to compare how the anchors digest the day’s happenings, what they consider important and which “feel-good” features they … Continue reading

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Rescued

Print this articleA couple weeks ago, I carved a few hours out of my schedule to go for a hike. It may strike some of you as strange that I hike alone, but I’ve been doing it all my life … Continue reading

Published in Gail Binkly, March 2017