Another goodbye

February 1, 2016 eileen 0

My brother Tom passed away on January 22 after a two-year battle against a really nasty adversary: Multiple Myeloma. He was 66 when he was diagnosed and still full of beans, a healthy, active guy […]

Finding the next thing

November 24, 2015 eileen 0

I’ve been spending some time lately on a few self-improvement-ish websites (Live Your Legend, Life Reimagined), reading and contemplating. I guess it’s all part of my not-midlife-crisis where I am trying to figure out what the […]

Change of scenery

October 27, 2015 eileen 1

After a few months of nose-to-the-grindstone working, we went to Austin, on points (thanks, Chase Sapphire!) for my post-birthday in mid-October. Neither of us had ever been to Austin, so it seemed like a good destination […]

How to Fail at Customer Service

October 24, 2015 eileen 0

As we go through life, we encounter all sorts of customer service experiences. There’s the incomprehensible person taking orders at McDonald’s drive-thru window (bad), there’s the awesome barista at Starbucks who patiently corrects a problem […]

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