Meeting Boy: The Most Hated Buzzword →
meetingboy: Few things irritate me more than buzzwords. Why? Because the person who spews buzzwords all over the office actually thinks people are impressed! But the truth is once a buzzword loses its magic, it has the opposite effect; we’re not impressed, we just think you’re a shallow idiot who thinks a…
Ah, that's the runner's high
We blew off Easter this year. My fiance and I are so busy and are just going to get busier. If we went to one family celebration, we felt obligated to go to all three. As much as we love our families, driving around half the state of Illinois did not appeal to us as much as staying home. So we did. And it was glorious. We slept in, did all sorts of errands (like assembling wedding invitations),...
A better day
Today turned into a much better day than I thought. Sometimes only one good thought, one moment of happiness, can cascade through the rest of the day and make it better.
I was in New York for a conference last week, and after I stayed the weekend with one of my best friends. During our teenage years, we lived just a few blocks from each other. Some of my favorite memories are of us walking, biking or roller blading around together. Now, as adults living in two different cities, we see each other maybe twice a year. Often, when we do see each other we are...