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George Carlin’s Stuff

June 14, 20211 min read

I loved George Carlin. He was so ahead of his time in his comedy and yes, I know I’m dating myself but happy to be here! Carlin had a whole bit on “Stuff” that resonated with me and probably influenced the way I live. I don’t have a lot of stuff and if I am in someone’s home where there…

“Atta Boys”

June 2, 2021

Ken (work husband) had a few sales awards won over his career and would refer to these as “Atta Boys”, a term I was not familiar with at the time. He would also point out “Atta Boys” when they were highlighted on a resume. Not disparagingly but always questioning the choice to highlight a particular award. Drawing attention to your…

Lessons From “Pretty Woman”

May 26, 2021

Perhaps you have noticed many of my life lessons come from the movies. I’m not apologizing just pointing it out. There is a lot of confusion and miscommunication going on these days around the pandemic, testing and of course most importantly the vaccines. We, the humble public are relying on scientists and public health experts to give us good reliable…

Why I love Aaron Sorkin

May 18, 2021

Do we get the leadership we deserve or do we deserve the leadership we get? The distinction has been critical at various times in our history. War time of course, civil rights issues have been helped by strong leaders. Dithering and indecisiveness would not have been appreciated in those scenarios. There is a line in the movie “American President” voiced…

“Nosey Parker”

April 29, 2021

I’m what my mother called a “nosey parker”. I like to know what is going on and I am interested in people so I ask lots of questions (drives my son crazy). My career as a recruiter could not be more perfect for me. I have to ask lots of questions because I need lots of information to do my…