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Heat Wave or This Will Be the Death of Me

June 28, 20212 min read

I am not a summer person. One of my least favorite activities is going to the beach. Right up there with root canal and mammograms although in both of those cases I am in an air-conditioned room so worse. The humidex is a measurement of torture designed to keep me in front of my fan all day. I don’t love…

George Carlin’s Stuff

June 14, 2021

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…