Ruining Christmas and Other Jolly Holiday Activities for You and Your Friends

It is smack-dab in the of December, there is a chill in the air, the menorah and the Christmas tree are glowing in the center of town and I have spent so much money at the craft store that they gave me a free glittery wreath/candle holder that is awkwardly too small to be a … Continue reading Ruining Christmas and Other Jolly Holiday Activities for You and Your Friends

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How to Buy Happiness

If you Google "how to buy happiness" you have to bypass "how to buy Hamilton tickets" which could be the same thing (I wouldn't know, I haven't seen Hamilton) and then it's all Ted Talks and articles in smart publications. And it's all well and good, charity and selflessness, experiences and what not. You could see … Continue reading How to Buy Happiness

Team Building: Tips for Hiring People Who You Can Trust Fall With

I was recently promoted to the position of boss and as such I get to build my own team. Which means I get to interview people, strangers even! And my interviews decide if they get to leave their hellish jobs and work for me. Before the positions I'm hiring for were posted I had an … Continue reading Team Building: Tips for Hiring People Who You Can Trust Fall With

Medical Care in the Internet Age

I bet the last time you went to the doctor you left more uncertain than you went in. Your appointment was filled with probing questions completely irrelevant to your ailments (seriously why does anyone care if you do meth?) and the bastard wouldn't give you antibiotics to cure your cold. The specialists and follow-ups didn't … Continue reading Medical Care in the Internet Age

When the Velcro Comes Undone: A Quick Reference for the Former Owner of a Stolen Wallet

I recently took a promotion at my professional bank job so maybe it's time I put my industry expertise to work for you people. For those of you who have never had your wallet stolen or dropped it in a parking lot of an outlet mall, take your practical, yet fashion forward, wallet chains and … Continue reading When the Velcro Comes Undone: A Quick Reference for the Former Owner of a Stolen Wallet

Hanging on to Youth: A Guide to Anti-Aging

Today, I had a shock. One month shy of my twenty-ninth birthday I discovered my first white hair. I suppose its not a surprise, my mother's head was more white than not at my age, my siblings both older and younger have patches and streaks on their heads. Alas, a mane of white is not … Continue reading Hanging on to Youth: A Guide to Anti-Aging