Tuesday Toss-Up

What’s the Oddest Thing on Your Desk Right Now?

Our desks tend to become microcosms of our world. They collect snippets of our lives. Stuff parked there while we find a better spot. Stacks of paperwork we’ll sort through…in a little while. Sticky notes and pens. The ubiquitous coffee (or tea) mug. Maybe a toy or something to amuse us when our brains need a recharge.

And sometimes we keep stuff on our desk that might make others scratch their heads a little.

Recently, I cleared* my desk of old paperwork, my collection of empty but dirty coffee mugs, dry pens and  incriminating evidence items that just didn’t belong on a desk…. Continue reading “What’s the Oddest Thing on Your Desk Right Now?”

Tuesday Toss-Up

Got Spring Fever?

Orange RoseA rose from my garden. I can’t take any credit for
their beauty or numbers…all I did was water ’em.

spring fever (n):
1) A feeling of restlessness or excitement commonly associated with the approach of spring.
2) An irrepressible urge to go outside and play in the dirt.
3)An excuse for a decrease in productivity surround the advent of spring.

As you might have noticed, I took a wee break from blogging and social media-ing. I’d planned on taking a week or two off to  focus on a massive influx of work projects.

Then, two weeks turned into four.

Or something like that.

You know how it goes. Continue reading “Got Spring Fever?”

Killer Thursdays

What Are You Thankful For?

Oh yeah? Happy Thanksgiving to you too, buddy.

Thanksgiving is one of our favorite holidays around the Medeiros house. There’s my father-in-law’s secret ingredient turkey, so tender, juicy and delicious (pssst, the secret ingredient is not an ingredient but the cooking method, roasting in a brown paper bag…don’t tell anybody). There’s the pumpkin pie, stuffing, gravy, potatoes, rolls, kimchi, sweet potato casserole, cranberry green beans…


Whoa. Sorry. Food coma. And that’s just from writing about it. Continue reading “What Are You Thankful For?”