Tell It Like It Is!

Tell It Like It Is!

Growing up, I would weave stories to avoid getting in trouble. I believed if I told my mom a softer version of the story versus the actual occurrences, the outcome would be less severe. Was I wrong! Sometimes I would create a musical theater production to illustrate...
The Devil You Know…

The Devil You Know…

“Better the devil you know than the devil you don’t.”  According to The Free Dictionary this phrase means, “when forced to decide, it is better to choose a difficult or undesirable option that one is used to or familiar with rather than an unknown person or thing.” My...
Throwing the Bouquet!

Throwing the Bouquet!

I was recently on a flight and sat next to newlyweds on their way to their honeymoon. I asked about the wedding, and they were excited to share their joy through a vivid description of the event. Join me…and no need to get dressed up! Just imagine, you are...
An HR Horror Story – Passion vs. Policy!

An HR Horror Story – Passion vs. Policy!

I am a vegan, yes, one of “those” folks who gets excited over a head of broccoli. I frequent restaurants that allow me to use a platter for my salad. As a “regular”, I know the employees and they know me. I recently visited one of my favorite...
Too Much On My Plate

Too Much On My Plate

When I go to a buffet and have every choice available, I can’t decide if I should start with the appetizer or dessert, so I take everything. My eyes are always bigger than my stomach. I can hear my mom saying, “think of the starving children…” and that voice in my...