Tag Archives: perspective

Feb
6

le virage

le virage Originally uploaded by in retrospect. i spent the weekend at home with my dad in walnut creek and managed to get a record of the fantastical le virage restaurant on north main street. i remember when i was a tiny four-year old girl perched on the armrest in the back seat of my […]
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Dec
21

standard fare

this morning i walked over to the company coffee counter with a co-worker, and after a long night of pre-holiday gathering with friends and a little advance christmas libation i needed good standard, breakfast fare. “i’ll have medium coffee with a shot of espresso and a glazed doughnut.” my co-worker gasped challenging my request, “are […]
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Nov
14

uncompromising

i just had a long and wonderful conversation with my mother. i’ve been struggling a bit, with my work with my personal life etc. i’ve kept silent for the last several months, not posting, not calling my friends back (sorry), not socializing, kind of preserving my privacy and treasuring the introspection that comes along with […]
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May
4

pearls of wisdom

every day i learn tiny little lessons about surviving in the corporate world that they just don’t teach you in school. a couple that i’ve learned over the last week: 1. don’t drink at office parties. especially if someone has a camera. 2. do not start bitching about a co-worker before you have actually hung […]
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Mar
31

choices

“there are no answers, only choices.” – (i don’t remember) ariel’s commentary on the choices we make in our lives, and the profound impact they have on the course of our lives, struck a chord. i’ve put a lot of thought into this subject. over the years i have learned some interesting lessons. probably the […]
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Feb
2

glass houses

chatting with a friend today, about a new addition to his department who’s a little quiet. however, he was speculating that because she had rings on her middle fingers, it suggested a dominant personality. as i was about to jump in and add to that notion and get into what that might mean for him, […]
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Apr
10

pardon my banana

at dinner after a long day and a few drinks. woman#1: what is the unisex name for host/hostess? woman #2: i don’t think there is one. man#1: it’s host. woman #1: why are the unisex titles always the male version? woman #2: i don’t know. man #2: lifting up his tumbler of gin & tonic, […]
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Mar
23

scratching the surface

friday i met up with a couple of girlfriends for drinks at a little bar on the beach. we left work early, our boss ordered us out into the sunny afternoon god love him, so we headed out to down a couple of $3 margaritas on the beach. we chatted about work, love, sex, and […]
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Feb
23

one less thing

almost every morning, when i check my news, email etc. i always try to take a quick looky loo at my horoscope for the day. don’t get me wrong, i don’t really think that horoscopes are good predictors of the day’s energy however the profile for my astrological sign is freakishly dead on. but today […]
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perspective

watching 9 1/2 weeks on a saturday night is no longer as interesting as it used to be. i started off my saturday night admirably with a politically-charged post 9/11 poetry reading protesting the war in iraq. i remain somewhat confused by it’s potential effectiveness, but enjoyed it nonetheless. then on to my living room, […]
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