One year and 338 posts later

I knew I was getting close, but today is this blog's first anniversary. Wow! It's been an amazing, interesting, mostly exhilarating journey. Thank you all for reading, for following, for commenting! The input is refreshing and flattering, and I cannot imagine still being here this many posts later without you. When I started, it was…

Let’s talk about food …

Our family Christmas is Christmas Eve this year. Since both my kid now have significant others with multiple family outlets this was the best choice that worked with their schedules. M and I are flexible and willing to work with them whatever day they chose, so we are set. Now, what to make for dinner?…

Gift receiving

The last few days the office has been awash in chocolate and other goodies from vendors and clients. It's kind of a wonderful time of year for that, and for the most part we all enjoy it. I also typically give my direct reports a small gift, usually a gift card of some sort wrapped…