Archive for March 2017

Does Tomi Lahren deserve any empathy?

Tomi Lahren, the 24-year-old firebrand angered many of her followers when she said during an interview on ABC‘s “The View”: “I’m pro-choice and here’s why. I’m a constitutional — you know, someone that loves the Constitution. I am someone that’s for limited government. And so I can’t sit here and be a hypocrite and say... Read more »

What we can all learn from United's Legging Gate

By now the story has hopefully run it’s course over social media:  On a flight from Denver to Minneapolis last Sunday, a gate agent told some young passengers wearing leggings they could not board United flight 215 in that attire. The reason:  they were non-revenue passengers, meaning they were using passes issued to United employees... Read more »

My 3 Justifications for Procrastination

I usually procrastinate for one of two reasons. The first is that I really don’t want to do something I have to do, but cannot get out of doing it so I put it off as long as possible. The second reason is, I do it as a challenge. In my former life as a... Read more »

9 things that annoyed me this week

<strong>CTA Jerk Riders:</strong> You have the guy with his bags on his seat oblivious to the crowded EL while talking on his phone, and just in front of him a lady is sitting on the aisle seat so it isn't easy for someone to slide in and sit down.
While I wish I could lead a more easy-going, zen lifestyle, I’m just not wired that way.  I often get annoyed at the most trivial things and even if I ignore them to the best of my ability, they seem to become cumulative.  I miss a turn light  I could totally have made had it... Read more »

An Open Letter to Two Different Set of Friends

Dear Childless/Childfree Friend: I want to hang out with you, I really do.  I miss the getting together after work and going to a social event where it was like $30 all you can drink.  While I don’t miss the chasing after skirts Playing the Field, I wouldn’t mind being your wing-man again.  Though honestly,... Read more »

Want to work at my company? Talk to me BEFORE applying

For the 3rd time since I started my not-so-new job, a friend has reached out to me asking if I could help them get into the company.  (4th if you count a douchebag who is not a friend so much as a raging asshole with no soft skills whatsoever). I’m always willing to help a... Read more »