AN ALTER EGO EVENING

After the vacation posts, I've had trouble getting back into the regular swing of writing. Work is insanely busy. The boys came home from their respective colleges for a visit. Work is insanely busy. Did I say that already? Really, really busy. So busy, in fact, that we (the marketing and graphics team) went to … Continue reading AN ALTER EGO EVENING

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ANOTHER YEAR OLDER, BUT NOT MORE MATURE

Today is my birthday. I share it with Richard Nixon, Joan Baez and Kate Middleton. I missed Elvis' by just one day. I have no particular plans for this year's event. No Anntastic adventure or Annapalooza. For one thing, it is a Monday. A Monday that for some unknown reason I have not taken as … Continue reading ANOTHER YEAR OLDER, BUT NOT MORE MATURE

FEEDING FRENZY

There is a plot afoot to starve me to death. I can tell because usually, we HAVE food in the house. Typically, the only issue is that I get a handful of chips or crackers or what-have-you and the rest gets sucked into the gaping maws of Hubby and his partner in crime - Austin … Continue reading FEEDING FRENZY

LET ME GOOGLE THAT FOR YOU

Are you that person others email or call and ask, "Do you know the name of that restaurant that's on the corner of X and Y?" Or, "Who invented Comic Sans and why do seemingly intelligent people continue to use it?"  If you are and you haven't heard of "Let me Google that for you," allow … Continue reading LET ME GOOGLE THAT FOR YOU

OPERATOR ERROR

Have you dealt with someone recently and discovered they have absolutely NO computer common sense at all?  I'm not talking about your 60-year-old mother, I mean someone you consider a peer? I have. It's surprising in this world of Facebook, Twitter, email, iPhones, and Blackberries, but it's true - some people are just a little behind the curve. What … Continue reading OPERATOR ERROR

DISTRACTIBLE ME

I either have A.D.D. or unrealistic expectations. At one point I had a mind like a steel trap. Nothing escaped me. Now, I think I’m senile. I blame technology. More specifically, email. For some reason I feel I have to respond to every request as it comes in. Instead of working on one project at a … Continue reading DISTRACTIBLE ME