Full Car Inspection

"Good morning. How can I help you." I have an appointment. Sunshine. "Says here you're getting a full car inspection." Yes. "No." ...Yes... "No. That's not what you want." Yes...It is, though. The state says... "You want a state inspection." ...Yes... "You can't schedule a state inspection." Ok, but I did... "You scheduled a full … Continue reading Full Car Inspection

Proving My Existence

So, I work in this…I guess it’s called a green building? Or a smart building? A smart green building? The lights are on motion detectors. The toilets and faucets and towel dispensers are also motion-activated. It’s cool. In theory. Saving all those resources. But there’s something about my existence that the sensors fail to acknowledge. … Continue reading Proving My Existence

Summer League For My Life

I just finished up my first full week of work since May. And it was jam-packed with nonstop new employee meetings and a flood of new information. One of the days was back to back meetings with different executive team leaders. And they kept asking what department I work in. Within the company. And I … Continue reading Summer League For My Life

Skipping the Panic Attack Stage

I have spent much of my weekend watching training. To help me feel a little more...competent. Going into my first actual full work week in almost two months. So, I've got this access at work now. To send emails. On behalf of the COO. ... Y'all just...sit with that for a moment. I. Me. I … Continue reading Skipping the Panic Attack Stage

Storm of Vulnerability

Actually. Shitstorm of vulnerability. Is more accurate. But seems inappropriate for a title. It’s ok to cuss in an actual post. Just not the title. So, shitstorm of vulnerability. Those are the best words I have to describe what is happening inside of my brain right now. My son asked me how the new job … Continue reading Storm of Vulnerability

Glimmers of Hope

Thank you so much. I’ll miss you guys! “…ok…you…have a nice day…” Look. I’ve spent a lot of time with the DMV folks lately. And my socials are a little more awkward than usual. Because New Job. But the two hours I spent with them yesterday morning. Felt special. It started with rejection. Again. Because … Continue reading Glimmers of Hope