Gary Tetz

Gary Tetz

Things I Think is written by Gary Tetz, who cobbles these pieces together from his secret lair somewhere near the scenic, wine-soaked hamlet of Walla Walla, WA. Since his debut with SNALF.com at the end of a previous century, he has continued to amuse, inform and sometimes befuddle long-term care readers worldwide.

Most Recent Articles by Gary Tetz

A miracle of reflection

A miracle of reflection

Sometimes in business — and particularly in the long-term care business — it can be useful to see things from a fresh, unexpected perspective.

Shock 'em with action

Shock 'em with action

On a scale of A to 17, with one being "Always" and red being "Parsnips," how would you rate your experience with customer satisfaction surveys? I'm sure most of you use them, though I haven't done a survey to back that up.

A pause for civility

A pause for civility

It was a simple question, one I've asked before in moments of extreme desperation. But this time, the answer went beyond merely helpful.

The selfie generation

The selfie generation

We're pretty full of ourselves. I'm talking about the collective "us," a nation of smug egocentrics, not about you and me.

Prodigies in reverse

Prodigies in reverse

I experienced many crushing disappointments growing up. A trespassing fairy with a tooth fetish didn't leave a dime under my pillow? Ernie and Bert aren't brothers? Affordable healthcare isn't a right? But the worst was realizing I was too old to be a prodigy. There's an age limit, apparently, or maybe it's height or weight. Regardless, I didn't qualify.

More Articles by Gary Tetz

Playing it forward

Meds in a cupcake

Sleepy? Have a waffle

Nomophobia threat

Invisible heroes seen

A not-so-joyful noise

Stress mismanagement

Lose the bad attitude

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