It's 10:31pm and I'm lying naked on the floor in the kids' tv room trying so hard to make my arm long enough to reach an errant robot stuck under the couch. How did I get here? It's just back there. Just back where the back of the couch meets the wall. I can feel … Continue reading Pizza Joe
This is an expanded version of a blog written for @LinkedIn based on a provided prompt. The question asked focused on what advice managers should offer employees who are ready to move on, yet are unable to do so for financial reasons, lack of opportunities, etc.. How can manager's offer inspiration to those employees who … Continue reading (re)Create Meaning
I know I’ve written about this at least once before, but it happened to me again yesterday, so going to rage write it again in ALL CAPS FOR THE PEOPLE IN THE BACK IF THE ROOM. Not really. The people who need to hear this are likely not in the room. So, people in the … Continue reading Dr. Diet Plan
This is an expanded version of an article submitted to LinkedIn in response to a provided writing prompt to discuss the rocketing trend of employees opting to quit their jobs in lieu of returning to a physical office. Have you heard? The working world is about to get shook. Fourteen months ago, many of our … Continue reading The Big Shift
I heard today, again, that this will be remembered as the Summer of Healing. Good grief. Why do we keep having to remembering things? Can we get through an event here or there without having to put a notch on the timeline to refer back to? Although - I guess since we just short of … Continue reading Summer of Healing
I would actually kill a man for universal healthcare at this very moment. This very moment being minute seven of trying to reach someone at our insurance provider's "office" who might direct me in filing a claim as our counseling provider has indicated that it is too difficult. And, yeah counselor dude, I totally agree. … Continue reading Is this healthy?
Pandemic School Post 72. Hey, it's really not that high of a number - I've intentionally not made this the theme of the year because it's annoying and old and I'm over it. Also, Pandemic School is annoying and old and I'm over it. I've heard multiple times this month from parents who have arrived … Continue reading It Still Takes a Village
Thank you @USAToday for giving me a name for the latest affliction acquired during pandemic times. This will be added to the list of: OCD... Organizational Cabinet Disorder. Mine have never looked better. Spices are all labeled and alphabetized. Oils live with oils, vinegars with vinegars, condiments with condiments, well, you probably don't need the … Continue reading It’s not Compulsive if it’s Cute.
This is probably the first time in I can't remember how long that I did not have a blog in the works at least five days before my normal post-time of Monday evenings. I have to say, it didn't feel great! Or, maybe, it shouldn't feel great. Right? I've been super 'on time' with my … Continue reading The Puzzle of Turning 50
Pre-blog disclaimer: This is about turning 50. There was a time in my life that I really didn't think I would make it all the way to 50 - which means I feel like posting this four days prior is a serious test of karma. If the ship goes down sometime between now and then … Continue reading Shoot me a 5(oh)