Category Archives: Advice

Am I qualified to give advice? No matter, sometimes I give it anyway!

Veterans Day

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Today is Veterans Day. Almost all of us know someone who served.  Maybe your father or mother served in Vietnam or Korea.  Maybe you have a coworker or family member who has served in the Middle East.  Maybe you have grandparents who served in World War 2 who are still with is. My point?  It shouldn’t be hard to find… Read more »

Can’t We All Just Get Along (2020 edition)

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Unless you have been living under a very large rock, you know that there is a Presidential election in the United States on Tuesday November 3rd.  You also know that tensions are very high leading up to this election- seemingly higher than at any time in recent memory.  Add in a global pandemic, and you have a recipe for disaster…. Read more »

Dear Diary Day

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Today is Dear Diary Day. Today is devoted to encouraging everything to taking up writing/ journalling. I have journalled on and off since high school and I can vouch for the therapeutic benefits of it.  Getting your thoughts down on paper helps corral them.  Helps you get perspective.  Allows you to see them from a different way.   I have been… Read more »

My 5 Stages of Working from Home

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We are all familiar with the 5 stages of grief- denial, anger, bargaining, depression, and acceptance.  We also know that everyone grieves differently and some people skip entire stages.  Everyone is different. Keeping that in mind, I’m rapidly approaching the 6 month mark of working from home.  I am so blessed and grateful that this was available to me.  However,… Read more »

The Best Request to Wear a Mask Yet!

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By now there are no real reasons NOT to wear a mask when you are out and about.  We’ve learned how much masks can stop the spread of COVID 19 in real time by seeing numbers of cases plummet in cities with mask mandates.  We’ve learned that herd immunity through community spread is likely not even possible, let alone feasible. … Read more »

The New Normal Sucks

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There.  I said it. Not only do I absolutely HATE the very phrase “the new normal”, I find that I also dislike just about everything about it. The constant bickering on social media over the correct way to handle COVID-19.  The idiotic tweets and statements by our President that make us look dumber on the world stage every day.  People… Read more »

Are you a Covidiot?

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Hopefully, the answer is a resounding “No!!  I am staying home as much as I can.  I am washing my hands frequently.  I am making sure I’m social distancing when I’m out and about, and I am wearing a mask when I am in indoor public spaces.”  If so, good for you!! “But wait!!  I have a really good reason… Read more »