The bruises have healed and the picnic table has been carted away, but I have been left with a strange phenomenon. PTSD – Picnic Table Suspicion Disorder.
I suffer from a little know disorder called ‘Potluck Anxiety.’ This humor post outlines the cardinal symptoms and how I’ve learned to cope. Can you relate?
Last year I was less than supportive of the corporate dress code but this year I’ve done a flip-flop. What caused my change of heart? Read the compelling reasons in this blog post.
This post examines corporate dress code rules and questions their validity with humor and satire from the point of view of a woman nearing retirement. There is an especially radical idea proposed about eliminating casual Friday. It will make a lot of sense when you read the full post.
Being a registered nurse is not easy. This essay explores how a career choice influenced by job security evolved into a beloved profession.
Despite an abundance of ‘blogs in progress,’ I am experiencing a bad case of writer’s block. Let me explain. Everyone in our office is being downsized, right sized, restructured, laid off fired. I thought I could retire. Then the stock market took a dive, and we had a ‘come to Jesus moment’ with our financial advisor. She […]
I save User Manuals for all my appliances because they contain important safety instructions. It is vital to read the manual thoroughly before using your gadget, as this can prevent you and your loved ones from shock, burns, electrocution, lacerations, hair loss, fire, food poisoning, and even death. I will review actual warnings cited in the manuals of some common household appliances, and […]
There comes a time in your life when you have paid off the mortgage, the kids are grown and you realize your career quads are too weak to climb the corporate ladder. You start to daydream about what life would be like if you did the unthinkable. Retire. Unless you’ve been unjustly kicked to […]
A fake news story from The Onion prompted some ideas of my own as a follow up. What would happen if workers stood at their desks, walked out and never returned?