We all know that your teenage years are the best years of your life complete and utter hell on wheels half the time. Any adult who tries to tell you that they are the best years of your life is not to be trusted with important decisions like whether brussel sprouts are a vegetable or… Continue reading PMS is the Path to the Dark Side
I called my friend in another office to ask her a very important grammar question, because you don’t want internal emails to Head Office to go out without proofing them first. That’s just unprofessional, People! And I’m all about looking professional. That’s why I’m the boss. No really. “Okay. Important Question. You know what a… Continue reading Important Work Phone Call
What the hell Outlook??? Why does Outlook think this is an appropriate trend to start??? While I’m appreciative that they are offering easy payment options, I think that the amount of lube and liquor that it would take for me to respond to this offer would violate my office’s Workplace Health and Safety regulations. Save
My devastatingly loud poor, lovely husband has had bronchitis in the last week and although I feel bad for him, the snoring has reached epic proportions; rivaled only by that of wild bears in the dead of winter and a chain saw hooked up to the speaker used by Marty McFly in Back to the… Continue reading Sloth For Husband Exchange Program. This Should be a Thing.
The other day (and in the words of the amazing Ed Byrne “when I say the other day that really means between now and…. ever”) I was having a conversation with my 20 year old son who is currently reading The Divine Comedy by Dante, more specifically, he is reading Dante’s Inferno. And let me… Continue reading Classic Literature is Not to be Trusted with your Children
Mayne, long suffering husband, good natured tormentor of children and aficionado of ‘dad jokes’ had been off work sick for the a week with bronchitis. Ash, 14 years old at the time, future world traveler and girl of many scarves, had been off school as it is school holidays. Me, I was in the sucky… Continue reading Interns and Insults
Individual. Funny. Empathic. All the things I value highly in a child and my daughter has them all. I can remember (and it doesn’t feel like very long ago, but in reality it is about 5 years ago) her getting so upset and having me whisper retorts for her to use in the ‘pun wars’… Continue reading Weird Feet
We’ve had a house full of teenagers this weekend and the conversation turned to siblings and one 13 year old looked less than impressed at the idea of having a much younger sibling. The conversation that follows had me rolling on the floor at the honest love expressed Me: “Let me ask you this –… Continue reading Puppies are Better than Brothers. Here is Flawless Logic to Prove It.
So I while I was looking for work and getting more than a little frustrated that people don’t seem to be looking past my job title to see that I have solid admin skills that would transfer over to a PA or office management role. I was expressing this frustration in a definitely not ranty… Continue reading Hitler was right………. Don’t be a superficial asshole. (Please keep reading).
One of the most wonderful things about my husband is what a total and completely adorable nerd he is. Suffice to say that when I met him, he was working in IT and living with his parents. (I choose not to mention that he had moved back in when them to support his father through… Continue reading China Tastes Funny