Archives for: "January 2011"

There's a garden under that snow.

January 26th, 2011
Pennsylvania has not seen the "mild" winter forecasters predicted for this year. The white layers outside include both ice and snow. I can now see every spot where the deer have trampled through the yard; their footpaths have been divulged. My thoug… more »

Unwavering Resolutions

January 20th, 2011
Suddenly everyone around me seems to be making significant improvements in their lives. It's as if everything is sprouting fresh and new – like I'm standing in the woods during springtime instead of sitting behind a desk in the middle of a dreary, cold… more »

Take what you deserve.

January 11th, 2011
I read a sad fact in the Eastern Pennsylvania Business Journal this week: 627 surveyed employees revealed that nearly half did not take all their vacation time in 2010. Whenever I was job hunting, the vacation time benefit weighed heavily on my deci… more »

The Tools May Change, but the Work Remains the Same

January 4th, 2011
I learned a new word today thanks to Merriam Webster: netroots. It's not in my traditional old dictionary; it's only a few years old. more »