A nice surprise or…a sign from the Universe?

Obviously, I have been away this whole week, no thanks to the ongoing Inquisition currently happening at the office. So imagine my surprise when I checked back on this site and saw the many comments and congratulations from the many gorgeous people of WordPress. And then, I knew why (the congratulations from Meandering Matriarch gave … Continue reading A nice surprise or…a sign from the Universe?

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Money matters and the search for part-time work continues

Sorry for the intermittent post. I am really having a rough week at work, I think I am losing all the good mojo I deposited when I was starting. Add to that new albeit very minor health concerns that just kept on popping one after the other. Yes, the might be not life threatening but … Continue reading Money matters and the search for part-time work continues

A summer get-away, heart-tugging proposal, a (NOT so) royal wedding and the little beach resort that couldn’t

I. The summer outing I vainly tried to recapture one last time before rain and thunderstorms recapture the metro with an annual summer trip with my group of friends, aptly called the Mean Team (and that is not just for name's sake--we REALLY are mean) from two jobs back. You have the understand these people, … Continue reading A summer get-away, heart-tugging proposal, a (NOT so) royal wedding and the little beach resort that couldn’t

Selling the drama

"I'm a publicist, Eric, not David Blaine. ..." - Shauna, publicist for Vincent Chase, Entourage Shauna, the long-suffering and fierce mother-figure publicist of Vincent Chase in the hit series "Entourage" basically sums up the life of a publicist. A publicist, or a public relations consultant does wonders in terms of promoting a product, service or … Continue reading Selling the drama

Let’s all waste our time having meetings!

Is it just me--or do you agree that meetings are major productivity killers? I hate sitting through loooong meetings with a passion, you know the type--a boring presentation, followed by a loooooong discussion where everyone tries to project an air of authority of expertise, intermittently mixed with people standing up answering phone calls, getting coffee, … Continue reading Let’s all waste our time having meetings!