Feel like your head’s going to explode because of the team of squirrels frolicking in there? Here’s some of the tricks I use to unclutter my thoughts: Do a math problem – Yep. You’re firing up a different part of your brain instead running in circles over the same stuff. It amazes me at how… Continue reading 4 Ways to unclutter your head FAST!
I am so seriously out of my comfort zone, it isn’t even funny. But like this insightful graphic shows, it’s where the magic lays. And, uh, evidently a pool too. (Jay later clarified it’s like jumping into the pool at the Y. The pool that currently has a heater on the fritz.) But I’m not… Continue reading A new project!
It’s a typical morning. You open your email and *gasp!* there’s a notice from your bank. NSF. And you’re low on groceries to boot. Oh God, the power bill is overdue. Or how about this scenario? You’ve finished paying the bills and there’s plenty cash left over. You smile as you review your growing savings.… Continue reading The Recency Effect
Jay and I still laugh about the time, early in his CPA days, a new client arrived at the accounting firm where he was employed. Her career, his colleague reported after the tax interview, was that of a “dominatrix”. “I think I’ll ask for a good spankin’ for payment,” the accountant quipped. We still laugh… Continue reading Do you need a good spankin’?
Jay called a hospital gift shop the other day. We have a loved one in the hospital and he was going to order flowers. He dialed the number and requested such. A puzzled silence. And then, “I’m a neurosurgeon,” the woman said, puzzled. “Did you ask about that twitch in your toe?” I inquired. He… Continue reading Flowers – with a side of neurosurgeon
Whoa. It’s been well over a month since I promised an update on the single mom. My writing life at times is in conflict with home and business building demands and when that arises, guess what gets the attention? Anyway. The work day for my single mom friend was wonderful. We painted her home’s interior… Continue reading The (very late) update
A mom emailed me to offer her swing set for the single mom’s kiddo. (See earlier post.) But they were moving and needed it gone ASAP. I just couldn’t get over there with how crazy our days have been and to boot, I would need to round up a pick up truck and some… Continue reading Swinging in the rain