Winding down, gearing up

Been a very long and crowded weekend. Friday and night we attended a client/friend's birthday party. Where we thought for sure we would be home early - parties are typically not our thing - but a serendipitous turn of events and face-to-face introductions with people I have interacted with via email and phone and we…

The best laid plans

Tuesdays I work from home, typically on my own private client work. But as has been happening the last few weeks, I also combine it with my need to get personal stuff done as well. Today it was gym, car to the dealership, Costco for some additional outdoor lighting and food, then an eye exam.…

The gambling fun in my life

I have a pretty solid core group of friends. They do not turn up here in the blog much, because our lives and times are pretty sedate and suburban by most standards. We are married, or involved in committed relationships, or serial monogamist daters. We have grown children, aging parents, jobs, aches, pains, and the…

The College Basketball Conundrum

The contemporary March madness – the college basketball tournament – is a Very Big Deal in our office. Everyone seems to follow this sport and of course we have one of those bracket pool things going on. I spend less than a minute entering my guesses, donate my $10, and then forget about it until…