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Be the Kidney Bean in a Can Full of Chick Peas

Be the Kidney Bean in a Can Full of Chick Peas

I have things to do. Lots of them, in fact. But today’s discovery has derailed my productivity. I simply must tell you what happened! I was cooking a favorite dish – chana masala, an Indian curry made with chickpeas. Sounds complicated, you think. Before...
Clean Up Your Crap!

Clean Up Your Crap!

This is a post about poop. Both literally and figuratively. At this point, I’ve either got your attention (if so, thanks for staying with me) or you’ve clicked away because… poop. Gross. So let me get right to the point of the poop. In the literal...
Hell Hath No Fury… How to Piss Off a Woman at Work

Hell Hath No Fury… How to Piss Off a Woman at Work

You seem angry. Why are you angry? We just need you to take notes at the meeting. Again. Yes, we know you’re not the secretary, geez. Not everything is in the job description. Sometimes you just have to do what you’re asked to do. Be a team player. Well,...
Why Am I Such a Mess?

Why Am I Such a Mess?

Perhaps you’ve arrived here having Googled some version of this question late at night. I’ve done that. Or maybe you were searching how to clean up an actual mess, like pink silly putty a toddler ground into an off-white carpet. Like that splotch on the...