Welcome to Nantes, France. OK, maybe that isn’t entirely true. Welcome to a Best Western at the end of the #75 bus line, which is a 15 minute walk to my company’s local office, which is in the suburbs of Nantes.
It’s a bit like people in Norcross welcoming you to Atlanta.
Continue reading “Not Every Day Is A Vacation”
Twenty years is a long time. It’s amazing how one person can make two decades absolutely amazing.
Continue reading “Twenty Years”
I don’t like airing dirty laundry. It does no good in most personal and professional matters. However, some companies only resolve problems when forced to address them in a public form. So prepare to read the gory details of U.S. Bank failing to refinance my truck.
They were supposed to pay off my old loan on September 21, 2012. It’s November 1, 2012 and it still hasn’t been done.
Before you read the letter I sent to U.S. Bank (priority mail with delivery confirmation), let’s set some expectations: Continue reading “Epic Banking Fail”
The last twenty percent takes eighty percent of the time … it’s the story of my life.
I’m surrounded by bare wood, both literally and figuratively. Aside from being a great name for a nudist Rolling Stones cover band, “bare wood” is the term that applies to projects that look finished but have only just begun. It’s inspired by the new shelves in my pantry. Continue reading “Bare Wood”
Ladies and gentlemen, this post is not about airline travel (you’re welcome). This post is about automotive entropy, financial obligations and the American economy.
Yes, I finally bought a new truck. And it’s big …
Continue reading “The Truck That Ate My Driveway”
For my 40th birthday I dedicate this post to my parents. My father, the man who showed me how to wear a tie, and my mother, the woman who exclaimed “wait, you own a tie” when one showed up in my Facebook profile picture.
Continue reading “Dressing Like An Adult”