What I Learned This Week: #218

Monday, November 8 – Sunday, November 14, 2021 The Week in the Night Plays Tricks: In the middle of the night I was awoken by my neighbor screaming “ouch…ouch, ouch…ouch” etc. I’m going to assume it was a charlie horse painful enough for the two of us. Unrelated, I woke up later that morning toContinue reading “What I Learned This Week: #218”

What I Learned This Week: #217

Monday, October 25 – Sunday, November 7, 2021 – Two Big Weeks The Week in Halloween at the Office: I work in a fairly buttoned-up office, it’s not sterile…we laugh, we cry, we argue…but we don’t, ya’ know, cut loose. Until this Halloween. When management announced this year’s Halloween decorating contest, I’m very sure theyContinue reading “What I Learned This Week: #217”

What I Learned This Week: #216

Monday, October 18 – Sunday, October 24, 2021 The Week in Farewell: One of my favorite downtown spots, Court Street Lobster Bar announced that they were closing this week. The cost of flying fish to Cincinnati, plus staffing in our Pandemic world were two deciding factors. I will miss their lobster mac n’ cheese andContinue reading “What I Learned This Week: #216”

What I Learned This Week: #214

Monday, October 4 – Sunday, October 10, 2021 The Week in Speed Lecturing: I got gifted tickets to see historian and author Doris Kearns Goodwin speak about great qualities of leadership. She has written books on Lincoln (her hero), FDR, and LBJ. I thought the show started at 7:30, so when I got to myContinue reading “What I Learned This Week: #214”

What I Learned This Week: #213

Monday, September 27 – Sunday, October 3, 2021 The Week in Saying Goodbye: This week my aunt Patti passed away, succumbing to an illness she didn’t share she had, until it was really too late to take action. I respect that stubbornness even though it’s rough for her children and closest friends. Our base familyContinue reading “What I Learned This Week: #213”