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I’m Soooooo Old…

Just saw a FB post saying that anyone born before 1998 came before Google. Ah, that's nuthin', trust me! I came before the Internet. And,...
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Facebook Helpful Hints

OK, let's do this one more time... No, you've NEVER been limited to seeing only 25 of your 5,327,409 friends' posts on your news reel....
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I ❤️ New York

I found this piece today that kinda describes pretty well what it means to be "from New York". And when they say that, they mean...
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“Notes from the Beach”

The following is the famous "Notes from the Beach" memo that Executive VP John Reed (head of Citi's Consumer Services Group, before he took the...
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Hmmm… 🤔

OK now, everyone, if it's... man > > > men woman > > > women ...then why isn't it human > > > humen? 🤔...
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Another 9-11 Miracle

This one's from Alexa Bucchere, daughter of my lifelong buddy, Stephen. He & I were classmates back in Regina Pacis in Brooklyn and thank God...
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About a year ago, I was reading a post from a Citi friend, Brie Adams about her frustration in trying to get a brain MRI...
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Over 20 years ago, I lost my beautiful wife of 21 years, Laurie, to cancer. The following day (9/11/01), as I was getting dressed to...
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Parlez-vous français?

During the late 1990s, the USCC had the opportunity to host a “loaned executive” from Citibank-France, Bernard Partiseti, for a number of years. He worked...
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Growing Up

Lemme tell you, I wouldn’t trade my upbringing back in Brooklyn for anything in the world. Not that it would even be possible...or that I...
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Where’s My Jumbo Jet???

Back in 1987, when I was running the CitiPhone Unit that served the Brooklyn/Long Island/Staten Island Region of Citi (both its customers as well as...
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Happened to read the following post in Facebook today... "The best things in life are unexpected because there were no expectations. 🙌 #unexpectedmoments" Hmmm... 🤔...
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