Category Archives: Life at Work

On Failing

“No one talks about what happens when following your passion leads you off a cliff.” ~ Twitter user whose name I cannot recall I suspect, because humans are creative and curious by nature, that we have been dreaming big and … Continue reading

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Thinking About Money and Art

We’ve had this talk before, haven’t we? Money vs Art. You know what side I stand on. You know that I would rather take a “real job” to pay the bills so that I can continue to make the stories … Continue reading

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Wherein I Become Financially Responsible

I’m officially nominating myself for the “Things Can’t Possibly Get Worse…Oh, Wait, They Can” award. Though I expect stiff competition from Greece, Syria and Nepal, I think I have a good chance in the “Oh, the irony” category. Irony #1: … Continue reading

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Inkless: Why I’ll Never Get A Tattoo

Not long ago I posted on Facebook asserting that it is my goal to be the last non-tattooed person on the planet. The statement was supposed to be a joke and I think most people got that, except maybe my … Continue reading

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The Confidence Trap

Among my repertoire of Funny Stories and Anecdotes for Social Gatherings, is one that perfectly captures Prez’s off-the-chart confidence. In 2005, we started a handyman (handyperson?) business. What more perfect job was there for us? Prez was a natural Mr. … Continue reading

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Ain’t Too Proud To Beg

Remember when it was cool to be a renaissance person? Yeah, neither do I. I have to find a job. A real one. Not something Prez and I invented. Not the kind where I work ten to twelve hours a … Continue reading

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Lately my thoughts keep drifting back to Difficult People. We all know them, that friend, or co-worker, or family member you love BUT… Yeah. Difficult. Difficult People, DP’s, come in all shapes and sizes, and while the details of their … Continue reading

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