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Yesterday was the 170th anniversary of the founding of Houston.

It won’t surprise anyone that the initial claims of Houston as a nice place to live were somewhat exaggerated. I can’t imagine this place without air-conditioning and paved roads.  I recently came across a blog that is all about Houston’s history. You should check it out.

August 31, 2006 Posted by | Good People, Houston | Leave a comment

Leave A Time-And-A-Half Tip On Labor Day

If on Labor Day next Monday you go to a restaurant, or go anywhere a tip is expected, be certain to tip 50% over what you normally leave. Anyone working a holiday should get time-and-a-half.  This is most certainly so on a holiday like Labor Day

August 31, 2006 Posted by | Things I've Done, Tip Your Waiter Time-And-A-Half On Holidays | 1 Comment