random thoughts on forced working-from-home…

On the outset, while many of my colleagues balked at the idea of not coming into an office every weekday, my staff and I were fine as 90% of our work involves a computer. 😀 That being said, the transition itself (to full-time at-home work) was the most difficult part of the process. As timeContinue reading “random thoughts on forced working-from-home…”

Quarantine project – face masks

My daughter and I decided to make face masks for people we wanted to stay alive… double-layered fabric, double-layered interfacing, with a nose piece, and ties so that the ears don’t get tired of elastic. Lots of fun fabric choices, personalized for loves ones. 🙂

More millennial blaming… ugh. 

I object to the assumption/implication/inference in this article that millennials’ parents are baby boomers.  Not true.  I’m the parent of a “millennial” and my generation did not cause this economic situation and are also victims of those who ‘came before’. “‘Psychologically scarred’ millennials are killing dozens of industries — and it’s their parents’ fault“

Happy Thanksgiving You Guys!!!  — “A BIG thanks, To Those in The House” -Mike Rowe

When I was a kid, my grandfather and I used to watch This Old House. I loved it, partly because I liked seeing how stuff got made, but mostly because my Pop would always tell me what Bob Vila was going to do a few seconds before he did it.  Pop was an electrician byContinue reading “Happy Thanksgiving You Guys!!!  — “A BIG thanks, To Those in The House” -Mike Rowe”

Damn straight!!

While I see Scary Mommy’s posts floating around on facebook quite a bit, the writings are not normally up my ally or pertain to my life.  Not so, today. Spot on this time with Joelle Wisler’s Scary Mommy 2 post: “I Don’t Need To Talk Like A Lady, Thank You Very F**cking Much” 🙂

(My daughter) Clara for Miss Tiki Oasis!  Vote now, vote often! :-)

Please vote for Clara! There’s only a very short window allowed for voting (today through Sunday — 12-17 July 2016) but you can vote on different devices! https://tikioasis.shortstack.com/WBNRxj

For ‘youth’ in the Los Angeles area looking for work:

Announcing the launch of the 100,000 Opportunities Initiative in L.A. County on Thursday, February 11, 2016. The 100,000 Opportunities Initiative is a coalition of leading U.S.-based companies committed to training and hiring 100,000 Americans between the ages of 16 and 24 who are out of school and not working by 2018. On Thursday, February 11,Continue reading “For ‘youth’ in the Los Angeles area looking for work:”