Accepting Failure

Most days I would describe myself as fairly successful. I reached the glass ceiling in my industry at 28*, but I'm out there presenting unplanned presentations trying to not get cut in the process. My struggle is not singular. I'm one of many who have been successful, to a point, and are baffled at what … Continue reading Accepting Failure

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Online Dating at its Best

Last night I won the award for "Online Dating at its Best"! I didn't even know I was nominated but I won. It's like the Emmy's but in Pringle crumb covered sweatpants (just kidding, you guys, I don't own sweatpants). I know not everyone can be a winner but I want to help those of … Continue reading Online Dating at its Best

How to Cater a Women’s Luncheon

I'm lucky enough to work in an industry where women know their place and are thankful for all the opportunities afforded to them by the handsy dudes on the top floor. I am fortunate enough to work for a company who respects and supports women in the work place. You guys, we have one lady … Continue reading How to Cater a Women’s Luncheon

How to Handle a Medical Emergency in Heels

I haven't been writing lately, instead I have been sitting on my balcony staring at the sky in the evenings wondering how I survived the last year, it was mostly shit, and after sudden move things are ok, mostly (I did accidentally open porn on my phone at my new job that one time, and … Continue reading How to Handle a Medical Emergency in Heels

Playing Hooky: How and Why to Fake Sick Sometimes

I sent a text this morning saying I'm not feeling well. My stomach is a bit off today, but I've recently worked through the flu and the lingering respiratory crud that followed so it's not like I couldn't tough it out. I'm choosing not to. I know, it's positively un-American, this day to myself, but … Continue reading Playing Hooky: How and Why to Fake Sick Sometimes

On Spontaneity: A Guide to Blowing Things Up without Risking the ATF Knocking Down your Door

I occasionally get the urge to blow things up. But I've never been arrested, and fiery destruction of things, while appealing, is problematic when it comes maintaining that streak. If we examine the underlying appeal of explosions, instant gratification, destruction, drama, a super duper snap story, we can probably find slightly more constructive way to … Continue reading On Spontaneity: A Guide to Blowing Things Up without Risking the ATF Knocking Down your Door

Tissues Up Your Sleeve and other Grown-up Things That Prevent Illness

It's flu season, in case you had your head in the sand, and Australia's early flu season predicted that the US was going to take a sucker punch. Then the weather got a bit excitable, waffling between -7 and 73 degrees Fahrenheit. This one-two punch has old people trapped in their homes, too scared to … Continue reading Tissues Up Your Sleeve and other Grown-up Things That Prevent Illness