Tag Archives: Life and Other Annoyances
The leaves are done turning their spectacular colors. One by one, they fall, as the promise of snow starts flirting with the warm earth. It is a time for endings. It is a time for beginnings.
If we managed to tear our eyes away from the circus act that is the U.S. Election 2016, this week in other headlines, we learnt of the death of the Thai king. I read this news item with interest, as I … Continue reading
“We won the Superbowl!!” “No”, I think, “You didn’t. The team you support did.” I smile. I say nothing.
I made a new friend yesterday. She told me that her son had moved from a predominantly black neighborhood in NYC to a mostly white upstate New York college, and really struggled with seeing, for the very first time, how it … Continue reading
Faithful reader, you know that I love to travel. Did you know that people sometimes ask me why? I could give them the (yawn) cookie-cutter internet-search answer that vacations reduce stress, leave us rested and rejuvenated, with improved productivity when we get back … Continue reading
This whole thing started a few years back, when he was not my boss, or anything similar. We met through work, we did a few tough projects together, we grew to respect each other, then like each other, and eventually … Continue reading
Well then. I am officially saying goodbye to my old job. I’m one of anachronisms in this day and age. I’ve stuck with one job for the past 13 years. Sure, I’ve moved from position to position, from assignment to … Continue reading