Measuring Up

I went to a casting last week that stood out. Removing a comp card with a flourish and carefully reviewing both sides, a woman directed me to a wall where there was a measuring stick. Measurements are to a comp card what a phone number to a business card: the whole point. It’s not typical …

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Not a Sucker

A familiar brand of fruit-juice-sweetened, organic lollipops in with the Valentine’s Day section at Whole Foods triggered a painful recollection the other day. Valentine’s Day is a bad holiday for most people, but for me it’s reminiscent of my mom surprising us as kids with heart-shaped boxes of chocolates and treats that we were allowed …

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