After a call to customer service at the “Bank of BigMoney,” I was so frustrated that I wanted to close our account just to send the big bank a message. What else would speak louder to them than to lose customers because of this lack of service?
Lesson from my mother: “You don’t skip over Thanksgiving just because something better in the form of Christmas is lurking all bright and shiny around the corner and and you don’t skip out of a marriage for exactly that same reason. It would behoove you to remember that, young lady.”
The thought of another war in the air, in the midst of all other problems we have — North Korea’s recent missile tests and refugees from Iraq and Syria running for their lives — prompted me to reflect on the Veterans Day celebration the Korean War Veterans Association in Overland Park hosted last Wednesday.