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Great article this week.  If only all things could be so simple as a straightforward length measurement, but still food for thought for troublesome employees.  The good employees (or at least good-hearted) will rise to the challenge of a direct expectation like that, while bad employees will resent it, and when they fail you know they should go…

I applaud your willingness to enter personal (and potentially unflattering) comments into your article, like the Grumpy Old Man comment and the thing about the electric dumbwaiter – it makes for an interesting read and gives us a peak into your life and mind that is helpful to know your perspective.


James Heidt

Norcross, Georgia USA

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Laura should have suggested you mow the lawn yourself. You need the exercise. The typical sub-division is bermuda grass so your fire stick is about 1-1/2" long. We call those toothpicks on the northwest side of Atlanta. You could take your wife to Steak & Shake with the money you save (but I realize people of your stature wouldn't be seen in such a bourgeois establishment). Sorry, I just didn't think. However, we like it and use the coupons from the AJC, too. We also like the Right Wing Tavern in Woodstock. 

Bill Hohns

Marietta, Georgia USA

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For us it is "dogs' butts".

When the grass in the [fenced in back yard] gets so tall that Mitzi [miniature Schnauzer - born 1998 from Pat Hoekstra's female dog & has Pat's attitude] and Emma [3 year old Chihuahua, attitude passed on from Mitzi] won't "take care of business" then it is time to call "Pablo" [he says that is his name].  His wife hand's the phone to their young daughter who speaks perfect English...  And the dogs get relief.

Larry Wells

Atlanta, Georgia USA

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I don't know if Larry is insulting any race, color or creed, but if you think he is, please take it up with him, not me.

Jim

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