September 20, 2011

May I Share Something with You?

(No! Or, How to Elegantly Extricate Yourself from Others’ Well-Meaning Advice) Right up there with “We need to talk,” as a stomach-sinking starter, is the phrase, “May I share something with… READ MORE »

September 13, 2011

Giving it Up is Not Giving Up

An earthquake, a hurricane, and terrorist threats have been the subjects of the majority of our conversations these last few weeks. This, combined with the strange lassitude + high anxiety… READ MORE »

August 10, 2011

How “Free” is Free?

As we head into the dog days of August, it can be easy to slack off a bit…think to ourselves, “I’ve been working hard. I deserve a little free time.”… READ MORE »

July 27, 2011

“Um…waiter?”

In these dog days of summer, when business is a bit slower, air conditioning is welcome, and summer’s bounty makes the specials on the menu still more enticing, many of… READ MORE »