This morning I woke up to my front tooth breaking. Or would it be better to phrase it, "My front tooth broke and I woke up." It is a chicken/egg scenario where I think the tooth woke me up when it broke but I can't be sure. It's the capped portion of the front tooth so I hope I can call the dentist and just have that fixed up this week sometime since I only got it done a couple … [Read more...] about Things Are Looking Up
There’s a thing called decision fatigue (pdf download of an interesting journal article on self-control and decision making). Basically, after you make a bunch of decisions, the quality of your decisions decreases until, eventually, you’re making full-on stupid decisions. Decision fatigue is one of the things that keeps poor people poor. You’re under this pile of bricks and … [Read more...] about Decision Fatigue and the Sundress
I'm in that place where I"m so thankful Mr. Brickie is working and I'm beyond thankful and happy he's working a boatload of overtime every week for the forseeable future. It has been a kind of crazy transition around here a we all try to find our place in this new world with (seemingly) no end. But it's Saturday evening and that means a night where we an all relax because … [Read more...] about The Bliss of Days Off
Tomorrow is going to be the last day of school for the kids until 2011. I've amused myself for the last week by telling people I'm so over things and won't even bother doing them until next year. From eating sushi to saying certain phrases I'll just be all, "I'm over it. I'm taking the rest of the year off." It's not really laugh-out-loud funny, but it amuses me and I've … [Read more...] about How To Make Christmas Break Work (kid edition)
So I decide to go to school and completely change my direction. But there's just this one company I decide to work for. The one run by a friend of mine. The one I'd pretty much do anything for because I trust her business sense like I trust a bloodhound to find stuff. She's amazing. Then there's this other company I loved working for. They were amazing and cutting-edge … [Read more...] about I Just Keep Getting Sucked Back In!