Monthly Archives: January 2013

Workplace Wednesday: Share It Around

There has been a lot of talk in the Great Recession about Executive Compensation and the slow growth of mid and lower income salaries over the past 40 years. And, of course, in the run up to the Great Recession, … Continue reading

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Gluten-free Monday: Soy?

If you are trying to eliminate gluten, keep in mind that most American soy sauce is actually made from wheat, and most jerky and a lot of barbeque includes “soy” sauce. It’s a bummer.  

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Heartlander of the Week: Het’ Life Partners

This week’s Heartlander is Kevin Smith, Jason Mewes and all the dwellers in the ViewAskew Universe. Because why?  Because Schadenfreude is freude?  No.  Because when you are sitting at home feverish on and off watching internet videos for the nth … Continue reading

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Workplace Wednesday: People Want to Work

Just a reminder that the employment picture nationwide is still not that great, and there are a lot of people in their working years who do not have jobs, or are not in the job they have the training for. … Continue reading

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Gluten-free Monday: Gnocchi

So, last week, I was home suffering through a cold or perhaps a touch of the flu (I know no flu shot).  As I started to feel better, I started to feel hungry.  My thoughts immediately jumped to the ingredients … Continue reading

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Heartlander of the Week: The Great Unknown

To TSA, for pulling the “no imagination” X-Ray scanners out of airports, for intruding on privacy. The part about watching people’s junk bounce around was bad enough.  The, um, *X-Ray* part, which is damaging radiation, is a bit troublesome, too. … Continue reading

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Workplace Wednesday: Addicted to the Drama

So it seems some very bright, rather frustrated, and wickedly sarcastic college student took the “Get Noticed” approach to cover letter writing on Monday. Since, apparently, the Hive Mind Group Think of the 1% percent workplace was to instantly fish … Continue reading

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