September 2011

It’s Just Stuff…But That Doesn’t Mean I Don’t Want It

September 30, 2011

I am a used Honda in a land of new BMWs, Porsches, and Maseratis. I am a Target and Ross in a land of Nordstroms and Barneys. I am a Von’s in a land of Whole Foods. I am a Merona in a land of Louboutins. I am a renter in a land of owners. […]

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Managing Other People is HARD

September 29, 2011

Work has been running me through the ringer lately. My role has expanded, so my workload has expanded, while our publishing program is expanding and all this expanding seems to be causing my head to explode from the stress. My task list is so long that I’ve had to stop looking at the whole thing […]

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The Words Don’t Come

September 27, 2011

The words don’t come. Or there’s a first sentence, maybe a paragraph, before my brain flits to something else. The time to think a solid thought seems like a luxury during the day, and the brainpower to take a thought to words on a page seems like an impossibility at night. Then there are the […]

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That’s the One You Shoot

September 25, 2011

My husband and I have this little joke…”That’s the one you shoot.” You know how in movies or shows with a clone/robot impersonator/double, there’s always a scene where someone has to choose which one to shoot? Who’s the real one, and who’s the bad guy? WHO DO YOU SHOOT? So anyway, we have this joke […]

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Lottery Logistics

September 22, 2011

Do you guys ever play the “if I/we won the lottery” game? You know, where you see some major lottery amount and start to do the daydream about what you’d do with all that money? I do. It’s not uncommon to see jackpots over $50 million, and when you’re pulling into Circle K on fumes […]

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