Excuses … excuses …

The other day I was admonished by a friend (in a kind way) for not returning his call. It was a few days later when I finally spoke to him. “So you finally deigned to call me back”, he jokingly chided. The funny thing was that before I called him, I was trying to come up with excuses as to why it took me a while to call him back. I was on the ... continue reading

Show stoppers and other roadblocks

I was filling out a form the other day and when entering the date, I sighed and said to the customer service officer, 'I can’t believe its December already! Where did this year go?' She smiled and agreed that another year had flown by for her too and added, 'I wanted to do so much this year but didn’t find the time to do anything … maybe next ... continue reading