At my last job, after working there for a while, they offered us the chance to go from taking hour lunch breaks to half hour lunch breaks and then getting to leave a half hour early. I was one of the few people who said “No, thank you!” which sort of branded me as being [...]
Call this the clip show of my blog.
Here we have a Dilbert cartoon that completely describes my workplace. It’s hanging up in my cube and it does make me chuckle even though I’ve read it 134 times.
Vulcan Tool Co. is close to my house so one day I decided [...]
Like many girls, I’ve received flowers from boys for special occasions like my birthday, Sweetest Day, etc. However, I realized the other day that the sweetest flowers are the ones I feel I earn after going through the event that takes place on the same week each quarter at my job. I have [...]
- Seneca the Younger
I love this quote because it’s a great description of how I feel about every option I have right now career-wise. I’ve never [...]
- Eric Ryan + Adam Lowry, Cofounders of Method, The Method Method
To this weary worker, the ideals espoused in The Method Method of a modern workplace seem dreamy and farfetched. Reading Ryan and Lowry’s [...]
I picked up Megan Hustad’s How to Be Useful: a beginner’s guide to not hating work at East Library (my new home library in East Dayton) because they have a lovely business section that actually appeals to someone my age – go figure. Hustad has taken on a mammoth task by condensing [...]
What is the single most important purchase of every new year? Calendars! On an average day I use no fewer than 7 calendars* to keep myself organized and picking out new ones in 2012 can be a big task. Some of the calendars are predetermined like my big desk blotter calendar at work and my [...]
- Mary Anne Radmacher
via Explore for a Year - a great website with articles on how to quit your job to travel the world.
I found this around the internet (which is code for “I forget where this came from, yes I feel guilty for not writing it down”) – it’s perfectly simple and so true. Steve Jobs was a fountain of good advice.
If you’ve been reading my blog for any length of time, you may have noticed that I seem to be interested in finding what I should do with my life. I seek out inspirational stories of people who defied the odds and pursued their dreams hoping that somehow I’ll get a contact high [...]
Welcome!I love Dayton, I've lived here for all of my 26 years and don't plan on settling anywhere else. I started this blog as a way to showcase the best of Dayton (as seen through my perspective) and also to share some of the things that occupy space in my mind, namely beauty, home decor, quotes, and various aspects of my life.