What your restaurant / bar server wants you to know

As some of you know, I’ve been a waitress/server before.  Yes, my pretties, like many other people out there, I spent six (too-)long years on my feet, Suggestively Selling deserts and exotic house-recipe lemonades according to corporate-chain-mandated scripts in restaurants, or convincing tables of drunkards that they needed one more pitcher of beer on Dart League … More What your restaurant / bar server wants you to know

A different kind of career advice ~ A message for employers

A long time ago in a galaxy far, far away, I worked for other people.  I was a drifter who didn’t move around, a good employee that ironically never worked out long-term.  It’s been 13 years now (holy god(dess)) but I still remember the (un)thrill of the job hunt and the dark side of the … More A different kind of career advice ~ A message for employers

The spring upswing

I feel myself shifting into high gear.  My energy is waxing without effort for the summer, just as it waned against my will during the winter.  This Waxing Thing is definitely well-underway. Back then, in the wintertime, I felt the instinctive urge to hibernate.  I wanted nothing more than to curl up under a blanket, … More The spring upswing

Where was I?

So anyway, my big honking exam took place this morning.  I have no idea how I did.  I’ll find out in May.  Yep, May. It’s a little frightening how three and a half years of various classes and conferences and three solid weeks of relentless studying get distilled down into just about three hours. Those … More Where was I?

2016 ~ The year the lightning bolt struck and everything changed…

Susan Miller, over at Astrology Zone (by far the best and most accurate astrologer I’ve ever known), had said early on in 2016 that Virgos could expect to be able to draw a line in the sand between everything that occurred before 2016 and everything that occurred afterward.  Although she didn’t (couldn’t) provide specifics (everyone’s … More 2016 ~ The year the lightning bolt struck and everything changed…