Category Archives: General BS and Musings

Spousal amnesia, selective hearing, mind reading: marital communication by Christine Motta Faria

Back-story: We upgraded our 30-year old RV to a 20-year old RV. Mechanic-minded husband wants to go through new/old RV to make sure it is mechanically sound (even though we have ALREADY bought it) as I’m the one that will … Continue reading

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The difference between laziness and fear – by Christine Motta Faria

The difference between laziness and fear I just emptied a few dishes out of the dishwasher, so I could fit the dirties in. How lazy is that? Jim is out-of-town again in East Jesus Nevada, gold mine #522, and I’ve logged another Jason … Continue reading

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Blue Collar Workers – Forgotten Until We Need You by Christine Motta Faria

Blue Collar Workers – Forgotten Until We Need You by Christine Motta Faria Originally published 11-2012 by Raving Consulting Company Have you ever been at the grocery store and the guy in line next to you reeks … of fresh … Continue reading

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How technology can make or break a relationship by Christine Motta Faria

How technology can make or break a relationship or … as Steven Stills said, “Love the one you’re with.”   Okay, I admit it, I resisted the iPhone for as long as I could, until I dropped my flip phone … Continue reading

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I hired a man on his looks alone. And boy was it worth paying for.

I hired a man on his looks alone. And boy was it worth paying for. A friend pointed out “You did what men usually do. You chose someone for their looks  alone!” Guilty as charged. I hired a man for … Continue reading

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Mister Culpepper Would Like the Cats Meow Massage Please

Mister Culpepper Would Like the Cats Meow Massage Please It was time for a Diet Pepsi break from my desk, so I headed out for the Chevron a couple blocks from my office. A few doors down, there’s this really old building … Continue reading

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We Graciously Sincerely Apologize You Schmuck

I gave the customer the refund. But I wanted them to feel bad about it. Several years ago, I was in the Reno Raving office bitching about a refund to a customer. I didn’t feel that they deserved it. I … Continue reading

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