Tag Archive: common sense

Nov 21 2014

Half the time I agree with idiots to shut them up

It’s true. In at least 50% of my day-to-day conversations I nod my head and smile, pretending to agree with the non-sense some people say just so they’ll shut the hell up. I’ve even walked away – mid-conversation – to avoid giving in to the near uncontrollable urge to slap them. But is that an …

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Nov 12 2013

10 Things that are no longer cool when you’re 30

We’ve all heard that 30 is the new 20, which to some extent is true. Thirty-somethings in today’s world can get away with doing things that our parents or grandparents could NEVER do at 30. But even still, there are some things that lose their “cool factor” as you enter your 30s. These are things …

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Oct 22 2013

I don’t understand why men spend so much time on the can

I’m doing it. I’m blogging about poop. At one point or another, most women have probably seen their men suddenly jump off the couch and march to the bathroom with a phone, laptop or tablet in hand. They retreat to their throne for an unusually long time, and then return to what they were doing …

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Jul 20 2013

How to recognize lazy people before getting involved with them

Recently I wrote a blog post entitled “Signs of a control freak.” A lot of it was about my perfectionist traits. One of my friends said maybe the world needs more control freaks and suggested my next post be called, “How to recognize a lazy mofo.” (I opted for a less offensive title, hence “How …

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Mar 01 2013

Resume do’s and don’ts – Some useful resume tips and advice

When I graduated high school, I took a brief course on resume writing, which offered basic resume tips. Then in my last year of college, I took a similar course, which provided more professional resume advice, as well as how to write a cover letter and assemble a portfolio. Since these courses were mandatory at …

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Jan 24 2013

What gives people the right to… (list the stupid things people do here)

As an avid people-watcher and observer of life’s unusual moments, I often see things that I don’t understand. Things that people say and do that make you wonder how much their parents paid their 2nd grade teachers not to flunk them for the third time. Admit it. You’ve seen some annoying people and wondered the …

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Jan 13 2013

10 things every 20 something woman needs to have

Now that I’m in my late 20s and soon approaching 30 (why God, why?), it’s time to share some wisdom. As a 20 something blogger, this is my list of things every 20 something woman needs to have (or know). Whether you’re in a relationship, unattached or “it’s complicated,” check your purse, closet, car and …

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Dec 31 2012

Some people need a lesson in email etiquette

When it comes to my inbox, like many others, I am often flooded with countless of unread emails. Coming back to the office after a vacation or long weekend usually results in at least a couple of hours of reading emails, prioritizing and then responding. What annoys me is when my inbox is full of …

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