Cat Emergency Proves to be Tricky Business

As I stared at the text message, I wondered what my wife meant when she said, “Cat emergency. Get home quickly.” It turns out that one of our new kittens had crawled into the engine of my truck and managed to get its head stuck in a hole – her body on one side, head […]

Choosing the Road Less Traveled

“Recalculating.” She was firm, yet understanding. I had failed to turn where she told me to, and she wanted to get me back on track. She, Lola, the GPS navigator in my car, had given me very clear instructions to turn onto Route 24 as I was en route to Indianapolis. I knew Lola was […]

Painting Yourself into a Corner

What if I told you that many of the activities you do to “save time” at work are actually costing you time? Let’s start by looking at “the weekend painter.” The weekend painter, in an effort to save money by doing the painting him or herself, breaks the painting task up into small painting sessions […]