Cubicle Advice

It’s OK to Keep Your Day Job

It probably goes without saying that the majority of people would prefer not to work in a cubicle. After all, staring at a migraine-producing computer screen while sitting in an upright chair under skin-yellowing fluorescent lights for nine hours a day is not the image most people conjure up when…

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Lessons Learned From Grade School

First Grade

I attended the first half of first grade in Nashville, Tennessee in 1998. Back then it was still acceptable for the teacher to use the “paddle” if kids were misbehaving, assuming parents had signed a permission slip. I remember one boy who got in such trouble. He was led out…

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