Month: September 2016

Sue's News

Life in the sandwich generation

As you read this, I will be attending the first day of a three day conference in Stamford, CT. I always find traveling stressful, especially because the conference is just the beginning of a fast (and long) solo trip to Canada to see my parents. In between, I’m stopping near …
Weird & Whacky

What is “On the Fritz”?

“On the Fritz” means that something is malfunctioning or broken. The expression first appeared in 1902 and referred to a person or situation that was in bad condition. It is believed this expression came from the 1897 comic strip called The Katzenjammer Kids (the oldest comic strip still in syndication). This …