Category Archives: Evil Corporations

The Job

A number of you have asked for more details about the job. I’ve struggled. I could ignore your requests, which seems rude, or I could answer, which isn’t something I want to do. I don’t talk about where I work … Continue reading

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Is This What Normal People Do?

On Monday night, I came home from the office, pulling in front of the house with the five o’clock news, walked into the house, got changed, and made dinner. I tidied up the kitchen, we went grocery shopping, did a … Continue reading

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There are Two Great Things I Can Tell you About the New

There are two great things about my new job. The First Great Thing: This may never cease to delight me. In fact, it was such a delight that I looked for reasons to do it. I went up to the … Continue reading

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Two Solitudes

I vacillate. I vacillate at the best of times, but now more than ever. Between utter despair and the feeling that no feeling and no situation can ever be permanent. I vacillate between feeling, honestly and with integrity, the anger … Continue reading

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Not Alright

In the elevator, on the way to a meeting. “Are you still doing alright?” I made a polite sort of answer. I don’t know what it was. I doubt it matters. In truth? I’m not alright. Not. Just not. I … Continue reading

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When I Get Older

Wednesday was one of those days that started off normally, and sometime in the middle of the afternoon, it became decidedly abnormal. One of those things that I had taken as mostly certain was no longer even an option on … Continue reading

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Look Universe

Dear Universe: I am performing the project management equivelent of landing a A-10 (also helpfully called a warthog) in a blinding storm. I have one engine left, no marking lights, mortar rounds in the left wing, and the landing gear … Continue reading

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I was meant to . . .

I was meant to write a post on focusing on a single thing for a few hours. I even had  a great name for the post, and after spending 3 hours on Saturday doing just that (focusing on a single … Continue reading

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Why Not Me . . .

I was fortunate to listen to an old boss speak last May, talking about the place of women in the work place. She made the suggestion that as women, we should ask ourselves more often, “why not me?” It’s an … Continue reading

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Home

I made it. It was nice to sleep in my own bed, even if the cats aren’t talking to me and the mastiff is limping and there are no groceries. It is still home.

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