The Pen is Mightier Than the Sword

“Old buddy, that’s politics. After six o’clock, we can be friends, but before six, it’s politics,” Tip O’Neill’s response to Ronald Regan when the president called to smooth the waters after a day of political banter. The mood in politics was different in that era. The president would routinely invite members of Congress from both…

The Day Cod Came to Work

“Why do I smell fish?” That was the cry of horror coming from outside the break room, where I sat delightfully enjoying a cod filet seasoned with garlic and herbs. I could hear footsteps pacing between the desks as my anti-fish nemesis approached the break room door. The peaceful oasis of the break room was…