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On Being a Mentch

The Marshmallow
The children were told that they could eat their marshmallow immediately, right then and there. Or, they could wait 20 minutes and receive…another marshmallow
On Being a Mentsch
Consciously or sub-consciously, we all identify as "human." Does that inspire us to strive higher, to be a mentsch? Or does it allow us to relax our standards, recognizing that we're "only human"?
Yellow Slip Day
I wasn’t caught pilfering Post-Its, or downing too much coffee from the company pot. To be sure, I wasn’t even handed a pink slip that day. My employer simply stated the obvious: over the past few years, there had been rapid growth within the company . . .
What I Learned From a Jilted Bride
When Kyle Paxman's wedding was called off six weeksbefore it was supposed to take place, she reacted just the way we all hope we would: she turned the negative into something very positive