The solution was simple: “30 minutes and post it.” End of story.
…full-time single-source employment seems to be becoming a fond memory. People are scrambling to cobble a living together any way they can. It’s a world of Airbnb and Etsy rather than Hilton hotel and Sears, so it’s no surprise that people would try to earn…cash using cars they already own…the cab companies are fighting a losing battle…
…subway strike already set a record…for morning gridlock in Sao Paulo…and snagged several FIFA officials in over two hours of traffic as they arrived for a conference ahead of the World Cup. The Sao Paulo metro is the main link to the city’s World Cup host stadium, and the strike could force organisers to come up with last-minute alternative transportation for tens of thousands of fans.
In Chibok, parents felt rage alongside their grief. [Yakubu] Kabu described his daughter as a hardworking girl, who loves to cook and to read novels, and wants to be an accountant. “The government of Nigeria is not serious,” he said. “Had it been their children, they would have gone to get these girls.”
|When the President of the Board of Directors of a start-up, non-profit, public health NGO calls the office line, I answer.|
|Him:||Can we expect to see you at tonight’s event?|
|Him:||I’m sure you’re going to get dressed up very nicely.|
|Before the conversation ends, he asks me to relabel 50 business cards, because he forgot to grab some before boarding the train. I not only *dressed up very nicely* for the event, but was the only staff member to work the event-in below-freezing temperatures to boot.|
|Here’s to being the only 20-something year old female in the work place.|
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“I think of towns…where Red Lobster is sometimes the only seafood restaurant, and a place older people and families go to either regularly or for special occasions…Whether you think chain restaurants are good or bad, when they close, it leaves a hole in people’s lives. Who’ll miss a Red Lobster? That was the (partly rhetorical) question my agent asked me when I told him I was writing about one. The answer, I found out, is lots of folks—both people who work there and people who eat there.”
Stewart O’Nan, reacting to the news that Red Lobster is being sold.
Both Olive Garden and Red Lobster have been losing customers in recent years, even as they changed their menus and marketing campaigns to win back business. Part of the problem is the growing popularity of places like Chipotle and Panera…