Party Day

I think today is the day my departure from work will start to feel real. Today is the day of my Zoom farewell party. Today is the day people from across the system will show they like me just enough to log into a Zoom call to say goodbye. I did receive four nice messages … More Party Day

Why I Was in Jail

I wrote this one a LONG time ago(2008!) and was thinking about how I ended up where I am. This is part of it. The explanation for my long stint in jail. I really think I would have been better off if I had stayed in jail until I retired. I’ve always loved reading and … More Why I Was in Jail

Self Doubt

I wrote this one a year ago today. This is an ongoing issue. I’ve been looking at job openings again and I opt not to apply for a lot of them because I don’t feel qualified. I’ve also reached a point where I want less, not more when it comes to career. I want to … More Self Doubt

Clock Watching

One thing hasn’t changed with working from home for almost three months – watching the clock. I wake up early every day. My clock watching starts then. Dreading the time when I have to clock into work and turn my home into my office. I then watch the clock for the morning right at 9am … More Clock Watching