Category Archives: The Day Job

Digging My Way Through the Day Job

Okay, here’s the deal. I have been called a perfectionist, a fairly over-zealous housekeeper, and an over-thinker. While this is sometimes undervalued in the kid-raising environment, I understood it to be a bonus in the work environment. That place called a “real job in the real world”, the place that looks for buzzwords like “organized” […]

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Foiled by the Fitbit

The Wellness Committee interrupts this program with an important message: This is a test of the emergency sweat system. This is only a test. If this were a real workout, you would hear your fat screaming as it burned, followed by the whimper of your abused respiratory tract. Pay no attention to that shackle on […]

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My Affair, Summed Up

There’s something you should know, and it’s time I just came out and said it. Last year, for a month, I had an affair with another man. It wasn’t something I went looking for and I never meant it to go as far as it did. He was kind, he was engaging, he was interested […]

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Administrative Professionals Day

Today, April 26th, is Administrative Professionals Day, and apparently it comes around as a way for In-Desperate-Need-Of-Administration Professionals everywhere to thank the person who keeps their papers spinning. That’s me. I keep millions of papers in several colors and sizes spinning like tops. My home office alone resembles the NASA Mission Control Center. But I […]

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