Check Out This Check-Out Story

I was finishing shopping at our local supermarket the other day, and as the check-out lady started scanning my items she looked up and exclaimed “My gosh!  You know who you look like?” I said “No. Who?” – expecting her to mention my twin brother who actually lives in the same town and shops in […]

A Cookie Worth A Fortune

We had some Chinese take-out food the other night – and found in the big brown bag, along with sauce packets and extra rice, those wonderful mini-desserts: fortune cookies! Naturally we shared our good fortune messages that were written on those little slips of paper inside. Mine said “A new wardrobe brings great joy …” […]

If Walls Could Talk …

As most of you have heard, Publishers Clearing House is moving.  By early July all our personnel and office stuff will have been relocated to new facilities about fifteen miles away.  Understandably there is a lot of excitement: about the new surroundings, the sleek design, the ultra-modern work/meeting spaces, the technological benefits, and — for […]

Winning Advice Worth Repeating

You’ve probably seen the instruction on a shampoo bottle that says “Lather, Rinse, Repeat.” Whether that makes the product work any better I don’t know, but it does hasten the purchase of another bottle. On Prize Patrol recently we saw a restaurant with a like-minded sign in the window: “Meet, Eat, Drink, Repeat.” Good for […]

The Most Important Prize Patrol Destination?

Our Prize Patrol deputies have been all across the country awarding big Sweepstakes prizes.  By my estimate I’ve spent hundreds and hundreds of hours travelling across this land.  I’ve delivered Big Checks representing millions and millions of dollars – not to mention the countless roses and balloons. But you know what?  There’s one state I […]