March 24th, 2017

There’s a Theme Here….

I often use the hashtag #worklifebalance in my tweets and on Facebook and that is what I am all about. I am a stress magnet and probably this adventure into grad school is the best example of that.  I keep telling myself I just need to get through the end of April…about 30+ days from now. But I had ALOT

March 22nd, 2017

Managing the Piles of Stuff

When I was a buyer at Rich’s–BC (before computers).  It wasn’t totally before.  We had a fax machine on the 5th floor in the other building and a big, honkin’, green screen computer on each of our desks.  It was basically a giant calculator with no connection to the interwebs. In those days,  my attempts to organize consisted of piles on my

March 19th, 2017

The Countdown Begins, My Fear of Failure

It’s really not a countdown, because there are more than 30 days until the research papers are due. Let’s face it, that’s what I’m worried about–the research papers.  I will keep up with the weekly assignments and get them in on time and do well on them, but I’m terrified of these papers and I know it’s unreasonable. I have