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That Somber City - FormerConformer Update

The evening of January 1st, 2015 found me on the Amtrak Wolverine bound for Chicago – that somber city – where I lived and worked for the four years following my college graduation. 2,451 more words


More Yuppies Try Personality-Removal Surgery

BOSTON.  A year ago, Emily Nednick was a rising star at the law firm where she worked, churning out billable hours and working on sensitive assignments for established clients.  414 more words


My Winter Essentials

Everyone has their absolute winter ~essentials~, right ladies? Those cute, fair-trade alpaca mittens knit by widows in Peru are perfect conversation starters (sure to make everyone jealous about your good will towards men… 339 more words


I heard it on …

Today’s “I heard it on …” nugget comes from the elevator of my office building.

I often hear the darndest things being said in the lift of 40 Wall. 112 more words

Financial District

How To Spend Your 13 Month Pay Wisely

                Once the ‘-ber’ months appear on the calendar, everyone knows that the Christmas season is upon us again. For kids, this is the one time of the year where they get presents and cash from their relatives and godparents and for all the employees, it’s time for the most awaited pay of the year: The 13th Month pay. 559 more words

Nerdy Tips

Lesson # 1: If it's out of your control, don't waste your brain cells on it.

As much as possible, I try not to bring home my work. The ideal scenario, of course, is that when you leave the office, you leave everything behind. 339 more words


Sorting out the Yuppies

I was recently confronted by this sign as I pulled into the Angorichina Tourist Village in the Flinders Ranges of South Australia – see http://www.angorichinavillage.com.au/ 131 more words