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31 August 2014 - Labor Day = Day of Labor; Mayhaps a Lesson There?
It’s not lost on me, the irony of spending a five-day Labor Day holiday sitting at home … laboring.
10 August 2014 - A 90-Day Lookback
I haven’t posted a general update in almost exactly three months. So here you go, in no particular order.
06 July 2014 - Baking a Career from Scratch in 10 Easy Steps
Yet a 14-year journey from part-time secretary to department manager in the same large organization isn’t a small thing. As I look at where I’m at right now, I can share several valuable lessons for early-career professionals plotting their own long-term trajectories.
11 May 2014 - For Want of Serendipity
Accept the consequences of what you do, and what you don’t do, and stop waiting for the magic to start.
27 April 2014 - Here and There and Everywhere
Sundry items of note.
16 March 2014 - Thoughts
The laundry is done. The cats are sleeping. The kitchen is immaculate. Five of my six inboxes are devoid of pending emails. And I recline at my desk, feet propped on the sill, sipping some Johnnie Walker Swing, thinking. Friends Moving On Sad as it is, you can only do the heavy lifting in a […]
04 March 2014 - Blowin’ in the Wind …
Behold the whirlwind. Where to begin? I’ve posted photos of the drama related to my dining-room window. The broken pane is from a century-old window, so the glass repair is taking some time. The storm window is in place — the A/C unit is now in front of my bedroom fireplace — so it’s not […]
01 February 2014 - Well, January Was Interesting …
I might ordinarily say, “gosh, I can’t believe it’s been a month since my last blog post,” except this time that little introductory spiel would be a big fat lie. I haven’t posted because I’ve been so busy and so behind that I even took a day off, yesterday, just to unbury.