Go On, Squeeze the Charmin Have you ever had to write a speech for a corporate executive? I was tasked with writing not one, but two, for CenturyCo’s upcoming annual meeting. As much writing as I’ve done in my career—everything from web copy and government proposals to radio and television scripts—speeches had never before made … Continue reading Here We Are Now, Entertain Us
It's weird going to work the day after Thanksgiving. That applies to any major holiday, really, but when the holiday lands on a Thursday it feels especially strange. Almost pointless. It's hard to get into work mode when A) you're recovering from the previous day's food coma, and B) you're counting down the hours until … Continue reading Mallrat
NNWM/18: Cobain Bonding
What a great way to spend a Monday night. Records, alcohol, candles, and lava lamps. It's cold and windy outside, but cozy and warm in our apartment. A close game of Gin (I didn't win) and turkey tacos. A typical Friday night that has turned into one of our favorites. Mark calls it our Monday … Continue reading NNWM/18: Cobain Bonding
Zeppelin Had Coda
I apologize for my recent absence from Blogville. Work has been kicking my ass lately. We've been busy for months, but that has really ramped up these past few weeks. Considering that the company has tripled in size in the nearly three years I have been there, this isn't exactly a shock. Sadly, they are … Continue reading Zeppelin Had Coda
Why Yes, I HAVE Tried Geoduck!
Back in August, I shared my new catchphrase with the world. It was cool, it was hip - and it was ironic, since I had never tried geoduck. How could I be dishing out those words, I wondered, when I hadn't even partaken (partook?) in said delicacy myself. Fortunately, I can now say I have! … Continue reading Why Yes, I HAVE Tried Geoduck!