Category Archives: rambling

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One (or two… or maybe three) In A Million (or so)

Ever been told that you are one in a million?  I’ve heard that being suggested as a compliment but sometimes it’s not so much… If you have RA, being told that you are one in a million (or more precisely … Continue reading

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Somebody’s Hero

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In the end it all comes down to being who you are and doing what you do.  Just being who you are and holding out your hand (physically or virtually) to help someone down the frightening path ahead of them … Continue reading

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Women In Technology… One Bright Side

So I have this wicked cool soapbox.  I am non-traditional.  Period.  I am a woman in a nontraditional role.  I am a Woman in Technology. Being a woman in IT, there are a lot of challenges that I know I … Continue reading

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Contemplating Success

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It has been quite an eventful week, this week. In the past week I have been given the preliminary (still waiting on the ACTUAL) contract for the book “The Tech Professional’s Guide to Communication in a Global Workplace”.  So, I’m … Continue reading

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Bright (technically dark) and early…

Today is “D” day for squirrel.  Today she takes her state boards for barbering.  I’m up obscenely early even for me… creatures are fed… the next pot of coffee is on (if anyone can lay their hands on Aspen Ridge … Continue reading

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For me, It’s all about the spoons

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So, ever since it really clicked with me about spoons and needing to conserve spoons (see The Spoon Theory by Christine Miserandino http://www.butyoudontlooksick.com) because if I don’t, I really really feel crappy, sometimes for days, I have been accumulating spoons. … Continue reading

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All New Reality

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When the reality is your own, it’s one thing.  You fight with it and you fight with it and you learn your own new reality.  When the reality isn’t yours (or at least not primarily yours) it’s so very much … Continue reading

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New Normals

It’s been quite a week.  It’s been a really really long week. Last week I was in Las Vegas for Collaborate 17.  4000 plus geeks all in a conference center learning everything they can possibly learn about everything they can … Continue reading

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Power in words

The keynote this morning is Delivering Happiness. I was REALLY looking forward to this talk. I was sitting in the hall with 4000 other people waiting to get in. We had fifteen more minutes to go to get in. We … Continue reading

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Hunting for some extra spoons…

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So… It’s Sunday morning (I think… sometimes it is good that your computer remembers what day it is even when you don’t) and I’m not quite adjusted to the time difference yet.  I’m in Las Vegas at Collaborate 17 (think … Continue reading