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Category Archives: Life at Work
“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
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
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
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
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
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
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
Jack and Jill Rising
“What do you do?” We all know this question. It’s one of those conversation starting points. By determining someone’s occupation, we can make a few assumptions about them and we gain a starting point for other conversation topics. For some … Continue reading
Posted in Hobbies, Life at Work Tagged careers, Jack of all trades, polymath 6 Comments
Workin’ 9 to 5…or 6 to 10
Hello from a Swingin’ Swanky Pad! Don’t let that salutation fool you, Prez and me have not jetted off to some exotic island, nor have we won the lottery. Thanks to a tennis buddy, we lined up an out-of-town job … Continue reading
Posted in Family & Children, Friends, Life at Work, On Scribbling, Warpworld Tagged adoption, April Allison, construction, renovation, Warpworld 1 Comment