I’ve been working from home for 14 months, and I’ll admit this much: I hated it in the beginning. I am a child of the office age, not the technology age. I started working in the late seventies; we had clunky word processors masquerading as computers, but mostly it was pens, notepads and phones (push-buttonContinue reading “The Only Voice In My Head Is My Own…And We Argue”
I was struck by lightning this week. No, not in the form of a great idea or mental breakthrough. I mean the literal kind. A bolt from the sky that hit my backyard and traveled into my house kind of lightning. This kind of strike, called a side flash, blew an electrical plate off theContinue reading “Say Goodbye To My Little Friend…RIP Landline”
If you’re home as much as most people, you can’t get away from the TV. You’re listening to it even if you’re not watching it. The noise is the background sound to our indoor lives right now. Whether it’s the drone of the White House nightly press briefing or the ever-growing grim statistics of deathContinue reading “Coronavirus Commercials vs. Real Life Right Now”
I hate going anywhere like the pharmacy or grocery store. It’s all masked face and gloved hands on deck and wipes in my car; thin armor against an unseen but better-fortified enemy.