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Growing Up

Buying a House

With grad school now being behind me, I’ve had to turn my attention to more important things. Like finding a new place to live. I have a roommate, but that decision was based on the need to subsidize my rent while I paid for school. I now can afford my own place. However, the question then became: do I rent…

4 Ways That LinkedIn Is Like Online Dating

I think I’ve done my online dating experiment for about a month (again). But recently I started to get into LinkedIn a little more, you know finessing my profile. And I realize that LinkedIn is really just online dating for the professional. The goal isn’t to find “the one” or a spouse… it’s to find a good job. One that you’re…

My Rules 1-5

I hate the word rule because people associate it with “the law” as in—don’t break this unless you want to be in some serious trouble. Maybe I live more in what Jack Sparrow would call “guidelines”… or if you prefer a more credible source, how about good ol’ Merriam-Webster: a piece of advice about the best way to do something.  …

Two Sides to Every Coin

Let’s be honest though—there are two sides to EVERY coin. Recently, a work colleague’s wife had their fourth child. He complained about the lack of sleep to me via email. I wrote: And reason #200 why being single is awesome…. Full nights rest. Reason #500 why being single sucks: nice guys who text you after one date at 7 in…