Searching for an office when I don’t have one

By now, most of you know that I’ve left my job of 8 years and am searching for a new job.  If you’re saying “wha?” in your head, I refer you to this post, and this one. For the record, I am loving life. It’s been a whopping 8 days since my last day atContinue reading “Searching for an office when I don’t have one”

Lunchtime Lament: After the leap

I’ve done a pretty good job of staying positive amid all the changes in my life recently. But today, I’ve gotta confess, my stomach is a ball of anxious.  The problem with leaping into the unknown is that a good portion of the journey involves flying through the air without a net, (that’s a metaphorContinue reading “Lunchtime Lament: After the leap”

Finding peace amid change

When I started this blog, I vowed to myself that I wouldn’t spend too much time blogging about my job, because let’s face it – it’s uncool to blather on about office politics, especially when there’s no way I can be as funny as TV writers who have already tackled that comedic arena.  I alsoContinue reading “Finding peace amid change”

Woman helping woman

It’s been a busy weekmonthyearfive years around here.  Dishes don’t get done every night in this house.  So when I finally do get to them, my garbage disposal gets some action.  Tonight, I turned it on and heard the dreaded crunch-clackity-clack…the sound that indicates a measuring spoon is down there getting chopped up.  Before IContinue reading “Woman helping woman”

The myth of the awful all-nighter

It was 1998, or maybe 1999.  I was a green, eager college graduate working my first full time job that didn’t involve food service.  My boss, Jason Bourne (yes, that’s his real name) and I were burning software CDs for a client (for the record, and at the risk of making myself feel old, theseContinue reading “The myth of the awful all-nighter”