Happy thinking

I was cleaning up the kitchen after dinner tonight and broke another glass - I think we are down to 3 in this particular style. There may have been a resigned, slightly frustrated sigh, but there was no swearing and thankfully no blood from this latest kitchen calamity. I am grateful for the tiny miracles.…

Money, credit cards, paying the stupid tax

I had 2 instances last week of paying the stupid tax. One was kinda/sorta my fault, the other is completely on me. The first, more benign of the 2 was actually much more expensive. A year or so ago I took a course at an online university, paying my tuition with a credit card. However, the…

Sweaty, gross, and work-work

I got home from the gym this morning with just enough time for a last-minute conference call ... which my client wanted to do via skype. Great. Sweat-soaked hair and practice top, face flushed (but fading) from the exertion and hard physical work that is practice - oh yes, I definitely do not have that whole…