Goodbye, so long, sayonara work-life balance

I used to strive for work-life balance, the sweet spot where I had my time carved up in the correct proportions for everything I needed to do and all the components carefully stacked on both sides of the scale to maintain equilibrium. But I kept finding that, no matter how many different ways I divided up the pie that was a set twenty-four hours a day, there was always a larger piece. Some portion of what needed to be done didn’t fit on the scale and ended up joining the pile of discarded pieces lying on the ground under the… Continue reading

Lists – Do, Doing, Doh

A funny thing happened to me on the way to write yesterday’s blog post….

Hey, wait a minute – isn’t that how humorous stories start?

It sure is – but unless you want to classify what happened as black comedy I’m not sure it is humorous at all.   I certainly don’t feel like laughing, not even in a ‘ha-ha, that’s ironic’ kind of way.  I have my serious face on – the one with the three lines etched above my eyebrows.  It’s my ‘what the heck happened’ face.

You see, I knew I had a blog post… Continue reading