Everyone has, at one point in their lives, played the popular game “Simon Says.”
That is, unless you lived under a rock growing up.
Or your mom faked a litany of medical diagnoses that kept you isolated and fully dependent on her, therefore, you didn’t have the time (or friends) to play the game with.
Have y’all been watching that Hulu show about Gypsy Rose Blanchard?? Because OHMIGOODNESS, WHAT IS LIFE?!
“I let the dog out, or I let him in, and we talk some. I let him know I like him, and he lets me know he likes me.” – Kurt Vonnegut
Dogs can be so needy.
“There is peace even in the storm.” – Vincent van Gogh
Regardless of breed, age or gender, I think there are some things that all dogs love – or can at the very least, tolerate.
“You can’t teach an old dog new tricks.” – Unknown (but probably Socrates)
I like to refer to Susie as an ‘older pup’.
Yes, I realize that that’s an oxymoron, but here we are.
Growing up, my family wasn’t big on pets.
We did have a goldfish, appropriately named ‘Goldie’, who might not have been your typical “pet”, but was the closest thing we were ever going to get to the word. Continue Reading
As we wrap up the Work Faux Pas series, I take you to a defining moment in my work life.
A moment that, at the time, was painful and upsetting to say the least.
But a moment that, as I look back on it now, shaped a molded me into who I am today.
“For those who exalt themselves will be humbled, and those who humble themselves will be exalted.” – Matthew 23:12 NIV
My interactions and dealings with coworkers throughout my career is somewhat of a mixed bag.
We all have them.
I’m talking about those moments at work when we say and/or do something that immediately makes us shrink back and wish Jesus would return in that moment.
But depending on the level of sheer tomfoolery that just ensued, Jesus may pick you up last.
This happens all.of.the.time.
I’ve been writing on and off for the last 6 years. Before I started sharing my thoughts on this blog, my words filled up the pages of dozens of journals and notebooks.