Personal Essays

Incompetence.

I have come to the conclusion there is too much incompetence in the world. When I was in high school, I started working afternoons at a local medical center in the record room. We would prepare charts for the 17 doctors’ upcoming appointments, and within a year, I was promoted to run the afternoon’s shift (with a whopping … Continue reading

Personal Essays

Growing Up

In case you didn’t know, I’m 33. Almost middle-aged. Hell, probably already middle-aged in many people’s eyes. And I’m not complaining; 33 is a great age to be. My marriage is solid, my career is well under way, I have a house and a 403(b). I’m done having babies and I’m learning to be comfortable in my … Continue reading