The Great Hiatus   1 comment

The Great Hiatus

Total Black: $15,818.53
Total Red: $261,924.69

It’s been nearly two years since the last post.  Talk about a hiatus! A lot has changed. And a lot has stayed the same. Read the rest of this entry »

What About the Weekend?   4 comments

Total Black: -$34.74
Total Red: $281,355.45

My pace at the office has slowed.  The work load is insurmountable.  The pressure constant.  The consequences significant.  And the gratitude nonexistent.  And today the boss got pissed at me because I didn’t work the weekend.  Keep reading . . .

Monkeying Around   Leave a comment

Total Black: -$36.09
Total Red: $281,355.45

Yeeaaahhh . . .  I did it.  Again.  Black is back in the red.  Only for a little while.  But it’s my fault for sure.  No doubt there.  And not even like by accident.  Deliberate.  Keep reading . . .

It’s Been a Week   Leave a comment

Total Black: $131.27
Total Red: $281,373.28

Well . . . it’s been a week.  I don’t think I’m getting the job.  What bugs me more is not that I won’t get the job.  Well . . . no.  That definitely bugs me too.  But close up there is being left in limbo like this.  Why has it become acceptable to leave job applicants in the dark?   Keep reading . . .

Crickets!   Leave a comment

Total Black: $131.27
Total Red: $281,373.28

Get me a blowtorch.  I’m at the breaking point.  I can’t take all this noise!   Keep reading . . .

What’s the Point?   Leave a comment

Total Black: $143.27
Total Red: $281,373.28

As I was driving home last night from a local function, I caught the end of Neal Conan’s Talk of the Nation on NPR.  It’s rare that anyone literally laughs out loud, but a comment Conan read got a good guffaw out of me.  Keep reading . . .

Tax Man Cometh . . . For Real   4 comments

Total Black: $639.32
Total Red: $281,373.28

Back in June, I picked up a very unwelcome piece mail from the post office. A notice from the IRS that they intended to cancel my installment plan. The news I dreaded. And ironically, it seems that resuming payments triggered it.

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