I heard of a recent court case in France where an employee successfully sued his employer for wrongful dismissal. Apparently, the employee claimed he was let go… Read more “Office Party, Anyone?”
Passive Changes Are Better Than Nothing, I Suppose
After my physical last year, my doctor and I discussed health goals in general. I was, as always, interested in finding out how to drop a dress… Read more “Passive Changes Are Better Than Nothing, I Suppose”
Mr. Clean is Kinda Cute
I have a twentysomething friend who recently moved into her first apartment. The day of the move, she texted me: what is the best cleaner to use on… Read more “Mr. Clean is Kinda Cute”
The best things in life might be free, but groceries cost a freakin’ fortune!
Our bank was recently bought out by another bank. Frankly, I don’t understand how any of that high finance stuff works, like Elon Musk having enough money… Read more “The best things in life might be free, but groceries cost a freakin’ fortune!”
Readers aren’t necessarily leaders, but they sure have fun
Surveys that ask, “What are your hobbies?” have given me the chills for years. Other people always seemed to have interesting hobbies like skydiving or ghost hunting… Read more “Readers aren’t necessarily leaders, but they sure have fun”
Everyone’s best friend, especially in the winter
Most of the time I’d describe myself as a people person. Except around this time of year when winter starts dragging, the cold makes my nose run,… Read more “Everyone’s best friend, especially in the winter”
I’m not sure what I just heard
I recently heard that the iconic 1960s rock song “In-A-Gadda-Da-Vida” was supposedly meant to be called “In the Garden of Eden” but the songwriter was so, shall… Read more “I’m not sure what I just heard”
You really CAN save French toast!
One of my favorite movie quotes is from the 1980 film “Ordinary People,” Robert Redford’s directorial debut about a suburban Chicago family going through some very dark… Read more “You really CAN save French toast!”
Fish Bite Toe Me
“Four billion brains and every single one is different.” My father made that statement whenever anyone did something in not quite the same way he might have… Read more “Fish Bite Toe Me”
Little metal houses for you and me. Well, really only for me.
My husband and I bought a new house today. A two story Colonial with three bedrooms, two fireplaces and a very sharp rec room complete with a… Read more “Little metal houses for you and me. Well, really only for me.”