I spoke with HR at work this week and formalized my exit from the company. Also, we sold the house!
For months, I’ve been looking forward to my vacation to Vietnam. When my job got stressful to the point that I semi-seriously wondered if getting hit by a car would be *that* painful compared to the bliss that time off would bring, I reminded myself that it was only X more weeks till Vietnam. Three weeks off work…
I gave my notice to my department head today.
Ok, so about a week ago I was really stressed and dealing with a higher amount of anxiety and depression* than usual. One of my employer’s benefits is a membership in a sort of life help company where you can (in theory) get advice with money issues, mental health issues, legal issues, etc. So, at my lowest point, I…
HOLY CRAP I DIDN’T MAKE THOSE PURCHASES MY CARD’S BEEN COMPROMISED! Oh wait, no, I remember that.
I know that there are a lot of people who, like me, hate phone calls. Work- or personal-related; it doesn’t matter. Phone calls, and especially voicemails, stress me out. I thought I’d share my wisdom in how to handle this like a professional lady.
So here’s a lesson that is apparently not self-evident: if you come across an unlabeled baggie of white powder, DON’T snort it.
Huntington’s, hemophilia, sickle cell disease, and more conditions that have had major breakthroughs this year:
I was just looking through old emails for proof of microchipping my oldest cat since I can’t find the paperwork after 3 moves (going on four!), and I found the following email I got from a different breeder when I was first looking to get her (once you read through, you’ll see why I didn’t go with this one).
like an pissed-off entitled rich man.
I put my $700 work phone through the washer yesterday. It seemed fine when I found it, but I stuck it in rice overnight anyway. Today it seems to be working without any issues at all. Yay for not having to spend that kind of money on a new phone!
I like to think I’m not gullible, but when I look back at my Sephora purchase history I see so many things I’ve tried that didn’t work at all. So many products promise the moon and deliver jack shit.
Nasa hires women with sewing experience for a reason. When engineers couldn’t figure out how to work with Teflon - the non-stick material that coats many saucepans - they were at a loss. Lien suggested folding the edge of the material and sewing it like a hem, as she would with a shirt at home.
Imagine coming home to find a flock of sheep in your kitchen? That is what happened to farmer Rosalyn Edwards.
A few years ago Annalee Newitz wrote an article wondering if modern women’s rights could just be a momentary blip in history, and if even after everything we have achieved they could disappear as they have so many times before.
On Wednesday Mr L asked me to quit my job.
The update that introduced raids has got me out doing what I never thought possible: talking to and interacting with strangers.
It’s like raaaaaaaain, on your wedding day...
If you’re going to pray for or send good thoughts about world events, please don’t use hashtags.