Category: Career

A momentary flinch

I saw a friend last night that I haven’t seen in ages, and he asked me how I was liking my job. Oh. There was a momentary flinch on my part, but then I recovered and said I’m still really liking it. He saw… Continue Reading “A momentary flinch”

The 4:45 divide

This has been a really busy week at work. We have been staying late to meet deadlines, pulling 12-hour days, blah blah-dee-dee-blah-blah.  Oh, and by “we” I mean we, the child-less employees. Parents, on the other hand, seem to have a fistful of get-outta-jail-free cards.… Continue Reading “The 4:45 divide”

Making a break for it

I looked too pale yesterday. I had eaten my lunch too early, so the afternoon was dragging. My lipstick shade looked off. My hair was being annoying. There were crumbs on my desk. There was an annoying guy outside my window, yelling at someone.… Continue Reading “Making a break for it”

Choosing between happiness and security

Yesterday was brutal. Brutal. Like close-my-office-door-and-cry-while-trying-not-to-ruin-my-mascara brutal. Oour minds are on overdrive, trying to figure out exactly how to get the cash we need to pay the big, bad government. Here is the situation: Darling Husband technically has two jobs — his main one,… Continue Reading “Choosing between happiness and security”

I want the Crayolas back

I am in a weird place right now.  And I think I can explain it with a line from a movie I watched yesterday … “Things aren’t ever what you hoped they’d be. Not ever, for anybody. The only thing that separates one kind… Continue Reading “I want the Crayolas back”