Weird But Real Excuses for Being Late to Work

You hear about people making crazy excuses for things like “the dog ate my homework”, but here are a few bona fide reasons I’ve been late getting to work and getting home from work.Image via Shutterstock...more

Please Don’t Hug or Kiss Me at Work – It's Called Sexual Harassment

I’ve never been big on hugging. Especially with people I don’t know very, very well. My girlfriends always kid with me about it. You’d think avoiding unwanted touching would be something a person could do easily. Well, it’s a lot like my theory that dogs can sense when someone doesn’t like them, and they sniff and pester that one particular person relentlessly. I’ve had a number of occasions where I was the recipient of unwanted physical attention — and worse yet, it was in the workplace....more
JanErickson Jan, thanks so much for writing! It's really a sickening feeling, isn't it? What can ...more

Are Bloggers the Ultimate Narcissists?

My biggest fan (my mom) has tried to get several of her friends to read my blog over the past two years....more

Facebook's New Emoticons: Do More Than Just "Like" a Post

Using Facebook is a great way to keep up with friends and relatives....more

Joining the Uber Craze: My First Uber Experience

Everybody’s heard of Uber — the service that matches drivers and passengers, but I don’t know anyone over 40 who’s ever used it to go anywhere....more
I gave my parents (who are in their 60s) instructions on how to use Uber when they traveled to ...more

7 Things You May Not Know About Fitbit

Fitbits are so helpful in providing motivation to be more active!I’ve been using one for more than two years now and discovered some interesting Fitbit facts you may not know. ...more