This post is written in response to a recent Anne-Marie Slaughter article, published in The Atlantic. It feels like this, often. Even when I wasn’t working (outside the home). So, let’s cover the things I enjoy first. I enjoy watching my son grow up. I am thankful that I was able to spend his first three years of life at … Continue Reading →
The adage usually goes, “It’s not personal; it’s business.” As if a decision that alters someone’s life should be taken in stride and have no emotional pull recognized or acknowledged. I think that only a very mature person would be able to do that… take a decision that could potentially alter ones life in stride like the passing of time. … Continue Reading →
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I’m a shit starter! I feel compelled to confess this. I’ve realized the pattern, and I must confess. I first notice it’s broken. I try to fix it. It doesn’t work, so then, I try to break it more showcasing where I think the fault lines are. I got called out on it today. Yes, this is a work thing. We are … Continue Reading →
You know that book, “Everything I need to know I learned in Kindergarten”? Well, it’s a great book because it’s true. I haven’t even read it, but it’s still true. Well, okay, I try to skim through it, but I don’t have the patience to read through the stories to find the gems that are, coincidentally, on the back of … Continue Reading →
I’ve figured it out. We hate food as a nation. We don’t savor it. We don’t enjoy it. We don’t love it for its properties other than nourishment. This isn’t a new topic, but something that I’m coming to realize. What we do like to do with food though is restrict it, dissect it, portion it, and engineer it. Clearly, … Continue Reading →
She came in. I think she was lukewarm, hot being friendly and cold being… well cold. She’s like that — hot or cold. I don’t know her outside of this venue, so I don’t know what other things contribute to her attitude. I know that a close family members’ health is failing. So, I know that causes stress. I know … Continue Reading →
Let’s start with this. Today, Obama said that, “Our first priority as a society is to keep our children safe.” This was said in conjunction with 23 Executive Actions designed to strengthen gun laws. Let’s continue with this cartoon by “Tom Tomorrow” in This Modern World. And, then, let’s ponder the old adage, “Guns don’t kill people, people kill people!” often … Continue Reading →