Category: writing

It came to an end

Yesterday I was all consumed. I was distracted by life. A walked over ten miles. I shopped. I packed up up a large portion of my apartment. I ate. And was merry. As a result of so many distractions, I forgot to write. My huge writing streak came […]

A great day for 1,111 posts

OH MY! Ok, I will stop with the All-Caps. That is quite annoying. Isn’t it beyond irritating when a colleague sends an email with All-Caps? Makes you wonder if they are trying to make a point or just didn’t bother proofreading their communication. I don’t think many people […]

Almost didn’t make it

I have been writing an entry everyday now for over 1,000 days straight. I love putting random thoughts to paper. Well, in this case a web page. We all do in some way, these days. It gets me going. It can be cathartic. If you haven’t tried it, […]

Why does it take 20 emails?

Despite all my writing digressions in the social media world, I like written workplace documents to be straight to the point. Actually, not only written documents but verbal reports as well. They can be humorous. They can be witty. They can contain an illustrative anecdote. But they should […]

Maudlin wallpaper

The timer keeps sounding. Tick tick tick. If that is how an alarm sounds. How did we first come to describe a clock’s sound that way? Not that it matters. Sound is sound. And repetitive sound just goes round and round. Annoyingly so. The dog, meanwhile, is underfoot […]