Tag Archives: Mom

She’ll always be your Mommy

I usually try to avoid phone calls at work (OK home too. And, cell…). After all that’s why God invented voice mail. Plus, nothing good ever comes from a work phone call. See Example 1. But, here’s one I wish I … Continue reading

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Diners, Drive-ins, and Disgusting Business Meals

I recently had the opportunity, misfortune of going on a business trip. And, while I’ve talked before about the joy of booking business travel, what I haven’t really discussed is eating while on the business trip.

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Watch Your F***in Language

Those who know me know that I tend to have a potty mouth – just ask Mrs. CV or my Mom. While my kids often giggle at it and my friends seemingly have little to no issue with it, I … Continue reading

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UPDATED: Where the hell did these people learn to pee?

Every society has rules. Every society needs rules. It’s clear that cities and governments must impose rules in order to keep us from devolving into a culture similar to Lord of the Flies. We also need rules in the workplace. … Continue reading

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To be a dick or not to be a dick…that is the question.

Last week a coworker mentioned to me that some others were talking about me being a “nice guy.” In the context of their discussion, it was meant as a real compliment and it honestly made me very happy. Note: People do … Continue reading

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My day as a stay-at-home Mom

Today was not your ordinary Monday. Normally, a Monday means kicking off the week with a lot of pent up weekend email and co-workers realizing that whatever they were supposed to do last week and didn’t get done is now … Continue reading

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Conference rooms are the work place closet

Closets.  Every house, apartment and condo has them.  You have one in your hallway, your bedroom, and even some bathrooms have them.  We store clothes, shoes, and all kinds of junk in our closets.  In fact, I’d be willing to … Continue reading

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Every silver lining has a cloud

There are times when people have said I’m pessimistic – a glass is half empty kind of guy.  OK, it’s probably often that this is said.  Fine, most of the time. While some say that, “Every Cloud Has a Silver … Continue reading

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It’s not often that a coworker cries, Timber!

Many businesses and households are embracing the green movement in an effort to do ones part to save the environment. Whether you believe in Al Gore’s global warming ideas or not really isn’t the point. It’s tough to argue with … Continue reading

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Excuse me, do you have the time?

What ever happened to respecting people’s time? After all, time is a precious commodity. On average I’m lucky to sleep for 6-7 hours. Bare minimum I’m likely at work for 9 hours including spending my theoretical lunch hour at my … Continue reading

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