Tag Archive: perfection

Jan 05

Folding a fitted sheet

I just happened to come across this ridiculous video from the Martha Stewart Show about how to fit a folded sheet.  Which made me laugh hysterically because, honest to god, my mother can fold a fitted sheet so no one in the world could tell whether it’s fitted or flat without opening it up.  And …

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Sep 27

Not taking it personally

Today was a really weird day at the newspaper. Weird just isn’t a big enough word, but it’ll have to do for the moment because I’m too tired to come up with another one.

For the first time ever I had someone tell me that I was asking bad questions and conducting a bad interview. …

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Jun 15

Completing what I’ve started

Today I finished a project. A really big project. With a really real deadline. It’s so exciting to take something from the very beginning where the page is blank…to completion where the filled page goes to the printer.

About a month ago the newspaper asked me if I would come on full time for a …

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Apr 21

The icebreaker miracle

Last night I heard some great icebreakers. No, I’m not talking about bad pick-up lines or cheesy team-building exercises. I’m referring to the grand Toastmaster tradition of giving your first prepared speech…or, in other words, you break the ice between you and your new club.  For those of you who aren’t familiar with it, Toastmasters …

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Apr 17

The miracle of God’s serenade

Wouldn’t it be nice to think that once we deal with an issue it’s done…kaput…never to be seen again?  Yes, that would be nice.  Unfortunately it’s not very realistic. At some point, we find ourselves dealing with the same issue again and think – wait, didn’t I handle this?  But we’re just at a deeper …

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