hope these articles motivate other Connection
readers to do what they can to better our
world. I know it did for me.
Hurray for PJs
Just saw the article about the organic
pajamas. We have been buying them—and
loving them—for our two boys for a while
now and they are terrific! I love that they are
organic cotton and at an affordable price. My
sons love their cute and cool design. Thank
Shaking it up
I am compelled to comment on the article “Shake on it” [Fresh Views, August 2013].
While I appreciate the overall message from
Barbara Pachter, I believe it important, in this
global society, to be mindful of the context in
which business is conducted, independent of
gender. Her point number two is a very U.S.-centric perspective. As a businesswoman, I
have worked in many countries outside of the
U.S., where the standard greeting, even in a
business context, is a combination of handshakes, hugs and kisses on the cheek. On the
other end of the spectrum are countries
where no contact is the appropriate form of
greeting. Context matters. Culture matters.
Both can impact the outcomes of business.
Natalie J. Sayer
Winner, winner chicken dinner
On the 4th of July we hosted a potluck. I
bought three Costco roasted chickens.
Twelve people enjoyed dinner. I froze the
leftovers and made stock out of the carcasses.
So, the count to date is dinner for 12, four
dinners for me and my spouse from the leftovers, with one more dinner in the freezer, plus
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2 quarts of rich chicken broth. That is 21 servings, at about $0.68 a serving, with the stock as
a bonus. Costco, no one could do it better.
Salt Lake City, Utah
The Chicken Marabella recipe (“Making a
plum-back,” August 2013) should have credited
The Silver Palate Cookbook (Workman Publishing, 1979) as the source.
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