I went to a PTA meeting last Tuesday night. Before you get to thinking I’m that non-existent superwoman who balances work and family, cooks nutritious meals every night, and maybe darns socks and saves baby birds in her down time know this: I was tricked. I walked in my door at six pm. My daughter […]Continue Reading... 4 Comments.
I love vacation. I like my job, but I like being away from my job more. I love the seemingly huge expanse of free time that accompanies even a short vacation. Take the Friday before a three day weekend, for example. Doesn’t Tuesday always feel years away? The traveling is fun, both to and from, because there’s the anticipation of […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
I work on the fourteenth floor in a forty one story building. As a safety precaution, the stairwells are off limits (unless there’s a fire), so I spend a lot of time in elevators. The elevators in my building talk. Their conversation skills are limited — “going up”, “going down”, “floor thirty one”. There […]Continue Reading... 4 Comments.
The company I work for allows for a 9/80 flex schedule. If you aren’t familiar with this type of schedule, the “9/80” part of the name means that you work eight nine-hour days and one eight-hour day over the course of two weeks, leaving you with every other Friday off. It’s amazing how fast you […]Continue Reading... 4 Comments.
Today I sat in a conference room around a long table with twenty other people. We were in training for a new piece of corporate software. The room was unpleasantly warm despite the cool air hissing from an air conditioning vent in the ceiling. I looked around the room and saw a lot […]Continue Reading... 4 Comments.