9. Humility

Amendment 1

April 23, 2012

Vote “NO” I’ve been debating with myself whether expressing my opinion on Amendment 1, the proposed amendment to the North Carolina Constitution that would define marriage as a union between one man and one women is a good idea on a real estate website.  I’ve concluded that it is, simply because it affects the livability […]

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Why Customer Service Sucks

January 10, 2012
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Back in the good old days before the savings and loan crisis and our recent financial difficulties,  I was gainfully employed in the banking industry just when deregulation was picking up steam and banks were freer to introduce new products.  For a time I worked as the retail deposit services product manager in Winston-Salem at […]

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Crime in The Bull City

September 6, 2011
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Homer’s take on Crime in Durham I usually run into Homer in Home Depot where he has had a part time job for several years now. But this time I saw him in the buffet line at the Hope Valley Country Club where the monthly luncheon meeting of the Durham Regional Association of Realtors was […]

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Durham, Don’t Break My Heart

February 14, 2011
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An Editorial to Remember Apparently I’m not the only one that has noticed that proofreading of the hometown Herald-Sun has slipped recently but they made up for it in my book this morning with a lead editorial on Valentine’s Day entitled “A Valentine in 495 Words” that was almost lyrical in it’s description of loving […]

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