Monthly Archives: September 2010

Protect your friendships with a designated driver – Day 58

It’s been almost twenty years since I’ve had a drink, and though the daily Walk of Shame in my head isn’t as gruesome as it once was, there is still a lifetime of payback ahead. Not only are you not … Continue reading

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Help someone make a moment to remember – Day 57

    There are few things I love more than what I call a holiday atmosphere. And by that I don’t mean Christmas Spectacular at Radio City Music Hall at the or a giant July 4th fireworks display – though … Continue reading

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Stimulate the economy – Day 52

    I don’t have a lot of money. In Life #1, before I took on the Quest to be a working writer, I was a partner at an advertising agency: a Mad Woman. I made a bunch of money … Continue reading

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Who’s helping who? – Day 51

It’s my aunt’s 84th birthday, and I wanted to make sure I called her before the day got too far along; I’d hate to get caught up in something else and forget later. I was a tiny bit worried when … Continue reading

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Don’t complain – Day 50

I feel like this situation happens just about every day. I’m giving a party, and I’m at the local gourmet food store, ready to pay too much, and naturally I’m late for a meeting way across town. Actually, I this … Continue reading

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Give credit where it’s due – Day 43

I work for a large chain of bookstores, and lots of them have cafes. This summer, there had been a contest to see which store sold the most frappuccinos – a delish icy coffee concoction that seemed to be flying … Continue reading

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You get what you give – Day 42

My friendship with Joe is like no other friendship I have. I feel a little like we operate out of a secret clubhouse with a sign that says “No Grownups Allowed!!!” Not that we do anything bad in our virtual … Continue reading

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