Category Archives: Work

My Procrastination and Perfectionism Problem

I have a problem. Several, in fact. Some of these problems fall within the realm of time management, and I knew they would be helped when my child (finally) turned school age. But I also knew that some would continue … Continue reading

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My Done List

I’ve heard that keeping a done list is as motivating or more so than keeping a to-do list. It is naturally rewarding to your brain to see all the things that you have accomplished, squished together on a single piece … Continue reading

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My 2015 New Year’s Reflections

New Year’s resolutions seem to be just another thing that I don’t have the time or energy for any more. I know, generally, what I want to be like and what I want to get done, and I’ll get to … Continue reading

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My 2014 Year-in-Review

As we dragged a crabby two-and-a-half year old around the overly crowded plaza looking for kiddie land, I lost the tickets. Continue reading

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My Quotidian Summer’s End

I’ve been sitting on this title since last summer, and even though we’re a couple of weeks into autumn, I can’t have it lingering in my brain for another year. So I’ll have a go at stringing together some sentences that befit the … Continue reading

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My 2013 Year-in-Review

It’s insanely overcrowded, and Sonja is only mildly interested, so we give up quickly and go for hamburgers and milkshakes. Sonja finds this far more interesting. Continue reading

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My Spin-off

I started this blog many years ago and though there have been times when I have neglected it, it’s always been there, like a tried and true friend. If I needed to vent or gloat, it was there. Though it … Continue reading

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My 2012 Year-in-Review

Another year has come and gone. Though many years can dissolve together, some years are distinctive. The year of the wedding (2008). The year of the pregnancy (2011) and this, the first full year of parenthood. 2012 took us from … Continue reading

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My Difficult and Tepid Return

I frequently think of things I think might be worthy of a post, then spend an enormous amount of time mulling whether or not I wish to share that information with the baker’s dozen of people who read this blog. … Continue reading

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99

99 minutes. That’s what the sign said. At this point, I’d already been in the car for 20, maybe 30 minutes, but according to the sign, it would be another 99 minutes to my destination. My destination was work, where I go every single day. I wish I could call the sign a big, fat liar, but I can’t. It was being honest with me. Continue reading

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