Gliding into Santa Season

Santa season used to smell like cookies and eggnog. This year, if you go by the Black Friday hullabaloo, it smells more like pepper spray. Nevertheless, it’s here. From the massive mall lines to the twinkling porch lights and the Christmas carols that radio host Delilah has been playing since Halloween, it’s undeniably that season. […]

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Calling All Verbal Troops: Kill these words and phrases. Please?

Time for a moody Monday list. Today: Words/phrases to banish, or, at the very least, avoid: * Starting a sentence, in conversation, with “So.” When did this happen? Why does everyone in their 30s now do this? Happens in my interviews all the time. Example: Me: “Describe your job to me.” Them: “So what I […]

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