Tag Archives: colleagues

Beyond 101: Attend the State Fair

Fifteen years ago, my work team decided that a summer outing was in order. After brainstorming a few ideas, our supervisor declared that we would all spend a day at the State Fair. I had never been to the state … Continue reading

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Beyond 101: Eat an MRE

I’m a learner.  I adored school at every stage of my development; in fact, I remember being angry the first time my mom kept me home because I was sick.  I read books with voracity (see 1981) and spent hours … Continue reading

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#19: Buy Cookie Cart cookies

As a young girl I spent several years in Girl Scout Troop #247.  (Don’t ask me how I can remember that number when I forget so many other details of my life; it’s funny what items stick in a person’s … Continue reading

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Sweet sharing, complaisant counsel

Early this morning I logged on to my computer and began the routine task of sifting through my emails.  As I flipped past a few “deals” and deleted a few FYI-only notes, I saw a message from one of my … Continue reading

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Life

Today I had to make a difficult decision: was I going to honor the life of a former colleague at a memorial service, or celebrate the life of my husband by participating in his birthday plans?  Missing either event did … Continue reading

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#14: Participate in a drumming event

One of my earliest musical memories is of me sitting next to my mom on a blanket at an evening outdoor concert, watching a full symphony orchestra perform spirited works like “The William Tell Overture”. I remember feeling the ‘cannon’ … Continue reading

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#32: Complete a ‘thing to do’ that someone else suggests

Two weeks ago I was chatting with one of my co-workers, and asked him about his plans for the upcoming holiday weekend.  He said something about bouncing, and I looked at him quizzically.  “What about bouncing?” I asked.  “Are you … Continue reading

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