The Little Victories At Work

Work sucks. Now, I don’t know that I’m entitled to dislike my job more than anyone else. But I’d like to think I have a pretty good reason: I work in a VIP bar that has me face-to-face with spoiled millionaires almost every single day. And even when there aren’t any millionaires around, there are…

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I Never Thought I Would Lose My Job, Part 1

So here I am. I’m wondering what I could have done to prevent any of it, to take it back, to prepare myself. Three months later, I’m still drawing a blank. The high-end audio-visual systems industry didn’t feel the sting of the recession right away. We survived the first two or three years on projects that…

The Ex-Girlfriend Speaks Up

Yes, folks, here she is. The inspiration for countless posts, the coiner of the term Sneak-a-Date, and clearly the person with the smallest ego on this blog. The one, the only, Katie! Except, I guess technically with Dennis, there were two Katies. Anyway. I was the first, and I think that should count for something.…

Let’s Work It Out

Writing is a funny thing. The simple act of sitting down in front of a computer to put a few thoughts into print can lead nearly anywhere and sometimes to extraordinary revelations. For example, I stayed up late one night to compose a few paragraphs for a woman I was flirting with, and by the…