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sacred spaces
Wednesday, June 02, 2021      8 comments

It was the summer of 1983, I was 16 working my first job and going through the usual things that teens go through with the added complication of living a double life. I was an outgoing, advanced placement, confident student at school. That fall ... Read more
wildly out of practice packing
Monday, May 31, 2021      4 comments

I used to travel for work - fly out every Monday, home every Friday. I could pack like a champ. Work clothes, laptop & accessories, workout clothes, lounging in my hotel at night jammies, all toiletries and I could throw it together in minutes. ... Read more
the blue screen of death
Friday, May 28, 2021      3 comments

Back in the first part of the year I ordered a new computer. It was slated to be delivered in OCTOBER - yea I know right. It has to do with a chip shortage but kind of insulting, Lenovo kept sending me emails about sales and such for products th... Read more
I don't even know how to log this one
Saturday, May 22, 2021      4 comments

My dad is here for the weekend. This means lots of Jack Ryan movies. We spent a lot of the day outside so that was nice. For dinner we got tak... Read more
urban exploration
Wednesday, May 19, 2021      5 comments

I've been trying to expose young Sasha to different places to get her ready for vacation. It also helps socialize the little critter. This end... Read more
stress code red = taking the puppy to the park
Monday, May 17, 2021      6 comments

I just couldn't deal with reality today. I had a big return finished and then oopsies, we forgot to tell you we added new investors last year. great so that was my Saturday Today is the last day of taxes. I spent the morning tying up... Read more
small business rat maze - VOIP edition
Saturday, May 15, 2021      2 comments

VOIP = voice over internet phone or protocol whatever but the idea is to have a desk phone on my desk, right here, not being my cell phone. I've been running my firm entirely by cell or zoom. It's time to have a dedicated business phone nu... Read more
cut my 4th largest client loose
Friday, May 14, 2021      4 comments

I like her, she's super high energy and overall a really cool person... BUT She is demanding and to date owes me 3 months back invoices. One of those two is bad enough but together, it's too much. By demanding I mean that when sh... Read more
I'm getting better with my social media rules
Thursday, May 13, 2021      3 comments

I came from a time before FB and cell phones and texts and whatever tic tok is about. (get offa my lawn) ... Read more
follow me for "how to handle awkward conversations"
Tuesday, May 11, 2021      5 comments

Ran into a transwoman at the gym and was just as weird as I always am when I am allowed out in public. I swim and have a locker in this little alcove that I've heard was once a hot-tub. I like it there because it's between the pool and the... Read more
oh course my MIL bailed on us
Sunday, May 09, 2021      8 comments

This happens all the time so we never know if we're going to do something or not. The problem is that when we have plans, we're expected to drop everything or she gets all roiled up. We're actually sneaking off on vacation like teenagers or... Read more
getting advice from social media
Saturday, May 08, 2021      6 comments

Actual Post on a FB Page about hiking in the southwestern part of These United States "Hey guys, cheers from North Carolina. We're going to be spending a week at a VRBO in Estes Park, Colorado and bringing along a 7 month old puppy. I know ... Read more
my prize has arrived
Thursday, May 06, 2021      5 comments

I don't even know how Space Cadet by Robert A Heinlein landed in the hands of 12 year old me, but it did and has always stuck with me. I had a rocky childhood and spent a lot of time lost in escape fiction. Heinlein's juvenile series were ... Read more
'tis a rainy Monday and I went down another rabbit hole
Monday, May 03, 2021      6 comments

I need to send a fax to the IRS. I think they're the only ones who use faxes anymore. For some time I've been meaning to get VOIP so ok time to sign up for google voice. $10/month and a business number I can roll to my cell. AH but t... Read more
stop & think : does this move the ball downfield
Sunday, May 02, 2021      2 comments

I have ADHD and running my own business is sometimes a bit of a challenge because I do love to go down a rabbit hole. No concept of time, suddenly 2 hours has passed, I've gotten nothing done, but I know a lot of random stuff that is interesting... Read more

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