Putting up fish part III: Fishing options's been. We'd no more eat tilapia than we'd drink the effluent it grew in. We are the sommeliers of sockeye. When the waiter says, "White or red?" we think he means king salmon and ask what river system it came from. We're fish snobs because...
On Writing: Style, part 3: Writing in Bad Faith respond authentically to the demands of the moment. Sartre uses the example of a waiter who, instead of acting freely, always acts the way he thinks a waiter should act. Sartre calls this "acting in bad faith": identifying too closely with...
Waiter relies on legs to provide quality service

According to Josh Niernberg, the key to being a successful waiter may not lie as much in your ability to juggle orders but rather in wearing the right kind of shoes. "We're on our feet a lot...
From surviving to thriving her drink, a tourist's question about tides, a secret airfare deal to New York, and bantering with our movie nut of a waiter. Her restless mind is a fast moving freeway of swerving cars, off ramps, and rough patches. Costa is chatty, interesting...
Slack Tide: New Years resolutions for Juneau in 2015

...the above resolutions. After all, Juneau's a small town. That person could wind up being your dental hygienist or your waiter at any of the fancy new restaurants downtown, where one might easily hock loogies all over your plate and pass it off as...
Philosophy and writing well: what's bad about bad writing

...can't live authentically if I always try to live according to some reductive caricature of a Christian. And so with being a waiter or a fisherman or an existentialist. Or a woman or a man. If we always behave according to some idea of how members of our...
Today in history

...what became known as "Bloody Friday."In 1973, Israeli agents in Lillehammer, Norway, killed Ahmed Bouchikhi, a Moroccan waiter, in a case of mistaken identity, apparently thinking he was an official with Black September, the group that attacked Israel's...
Talkeetna roots for feline mayor attacked by dog

...women compete in a wilderness contest. Even in such a place, Stubbs is a star."We all love him," said Geoff Pfeiffer, a waiter at the West Rib Pub and Cafe located inside the same building as the general store. The staff there is hanging on to Stubbs...
Sherri Wolfe Townsend

...Her warmth made it so easy for a stranger, a friend and family alike to talk with her comfortably. She could befriend a waiter in the restaurant or bellman at the hotel. But she was especially a good confidant, special friend and good listener to many...
Sherri Wolfe Townsend

...strangers, friends and family alike to feel comfortable in her presence. She befriended people everywhere she went. It might be a waiter, a hotel bellmen, a co-worker, a neighbor or anyone else she encountered. But she was an especially good confidant for...


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