One of my irrational fears

Recently, I decided to purchase a TV from Craigslist. After reviewing what was on offer, I got into an email discussion about the TV I wanted, did my research and decided to buy it. OK, so far, so good. Now, it was time to meet this person to exchange the goods for...

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Oh, Internet, you never fail to make my day

Among the things I do for a living, I manage online Google Ad campaigns. Those little text ads that show up beside the search results. I write them, track them, edit them and review them. And yes, people do click on them. One of the tasks is to filter out the keywords...

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The thoughts in my head

You know those thoughts that you think. The ones that spring you into some kind of action the minute you think them. For me, one of them is “Get it together!”  I say that to myself all the time, and usually, I feel bad about not having it together. I furiously clean...

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People off sick at work?

If a co-worker is ill, fear not. The temp company will send a replacement worker as good as the one who is off sick. And fast. Maggie is a one-paw typist and works well with others. Everyone was pleased with the replacement and only had one minor complaint. She begged...

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Dinner proposal – online dating

I just got an email online from a guy who said he'd invite me over, make me a Swanson dinner and serve me grape juice. Why didn't I answer that one yet? Hmmmm.... So, as you might do with online dating sites, I checked out his profile before responding. From the...

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