Follow-up from the hopelessly un-cool parental unit post

My friend called on her way home from dinner with her boyfriend and meeting his children. One of the 10 year olds opened the door for her. He looked at her long and hard, shook her hand, responded to her introduction by introducing himself, and then when his dad walks up says in a completely…

I feel like a mean girl today

I had 2 situations today in life and the office that make me feel like shit. Tough love is necessary sometimes, but it wreaks havoc when it becomes necessary when I am not expecting a issue to arise and feel unprepared to deal with it competently. The personal situation was with my young friend. She…

The hopelessly un-cool parental unit

Over the weekend I received an email from a good friend. While she lives locally and is definitely close enough to meet for coffee, we only do so about once or twice a month. She works swing shift, weekends, and holidays which makes scheduling an absolute priority for getting together. So we chat on the…