Author: Leton Harding

Letters From Leton: The Challenge

You are making your family lunch. Maybe you have just tended to the animals. Perhaps you have just gotten out of church. Maybe it’s time to run down to the gas station and get a bottle of pop. Then you learn of an attack on America. Pearl Harbor.  You are confused. You are frightened. Then… Read more »

Letters From Leton: The Wave

To say the week before last was a stressful week would be an understatement. By the time Thursday came around, I felt as if I’d worked a month without a break! As I arose, took my morning walk, showered, and hopped in my car to drive to work, I already felt mentally drained. Then it… Read more »

Letters From Leton: Best If Used By (Part 2)

My last share was one that most banks or businesses wouldn’t want to hear about themselves. Employees lack of attention to detail. Outdated knowledge or lack of knowledge about current products and services leading customers (me in this situation) to consider taking their business elsewhere. But not all is lost. The same week I experienced… Read more »

Letters From Leton: Best if Used By

My lovely bride and I have a running debate regarding the “Best if Used By” date on products. I present vast research, blogs and comments about the fact that is ok to use after the Best If Used By date. She in turn tells me no. She always wins this debate. Earlier this month I… Read more »

Letters From Leton: Weekend at Bernie’s!

When I worked at the Virginia Bankers Association (VBA), one of our political adversaries was Delegate Bernie Cohen (D) from Alexandria. Delegate Cohen, who was very liberal for his time, grew up and was educated in New York City with a law degree from Georgetown University in Washington. Often (well, most of the time), we… Read more »