In a fog

What a day for a Monday. Rainy. Foggy. Twisty Turny. That was my day. Sigh. Somedays are just better than others. Some struggles figuring out the new dynamic at work – nothing tragic, it was just “one of those days” Communication seemed all backwards; the harder I tried the worse it got. So I stopped…

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1-2-3 Breathe

Today I found out that in addition to my boss leaving (and a new person coming in to replace him), HIS boss is also going to be leaving. I have worked with her for over 5 years. I have worked with him for 3.5 years. Breathe. I *really* like working for them both. What’s hard…

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Quiet please

Sometimes I just need quiet. Really please quiet. Today my boss asked me if I had a few minutes to catch up on some stuff. He asks me this all the time. Then he told me that he was leaving. He is hands down the best manager I have ever reported to. One of he…

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Here and there and everywhere

Where have I been lately? What have I been up to you are wondering? It’s pretty simple really. I have been trying to get my arms around this new promotion that I got, and keep my head above water as I learn all the moving parts, new responsibilities and try to do it all with…

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Deserve It

Very rarely do I pat myself on the back for much, but today I am feeling pretty happy with … My promotion! You are are now looking at the Associate Director of Program Management for the Web and Intranet Group at The Place Where I Work. <<Insert big grin>> Of course I knew there were…

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Dude.

Dude. Life is really trying my nerves right now. Working until 8:00-9:00 PM is not my idea of fun. Its been happening for too long and more frequently than I would like. I am all about being a team player but I am tired. My boss is working on it, we are working to hire…

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earthquakes of all kind

Today we had a shake up of the earthquake kind. The earthquake in VA was felt all the way up here in MA and since I have thankfully never been in that situation before it was definitely a new shake up! Lasted only seconds, and was more of a “did I really just feel that”…

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