The Truth vs. The Urban Legend

Stella Liebeck This happened about 20 years ago, and I am fascinated by the difference between what I thought was true and what the facts seem to be nearly 20 years later. Here’s what the media conveyed to me: A woman drove up to the McDonald’s drive through, bought coffee, put it in her lap, spilled it on herself while… Continue reading

Starbucks Loses My Patronage

I’ve never been much of a coffee drinker.  I don’t like the aftertaste.  However, I love the smell of coffee.  I’ll go to Starbucks and order an Earl Grey Tazo Tea just to savor the smell of the coffee while drinking my tea!  I’m crazy, I know. But, after reading this CNN article, I will no longer give my business… Continue reading