Why Do We Walk on a Hot Summer Day

I went for a walk the other day. It was hot, even by my southern standards. The mercury proclaimed the temperature to be somewhere in the mid-nineties. The density of sweat on the back of my neck suggested it was closer to triple digits (or thirty-seven for those who've long since abandoned the imperial system). … Continue reading Why Do We Walk on a Hot Summer Day

Why I don’t mind being compared to a piece of meat

I was working in Hong Kong when a client from the United States came to tour factories and visit the corporate office. After a day of meetings, we invited him out to dinner, which he accepted. My colleagues, being the polite hosts they were, asked him if he had a preference. He suggested TGI Fridays, … Continue reading Why I don’t mind being compared to a piece of meat