Time zones will be the death of me.

Tuesday afternoon. I'm in Hartford, South Dakota, working away on my laptop. Two interviews are in the can; the third is scheduled for 3 p.m., half an hour away, so I've got time. Or so I think. An email pops up, interrupting my work. We hope everything is okay. We waited at the shop for … Continue reading Time zones will be the death of me.

Sanit-eye-zed

They tell us to use hand sanitizer religiously. Fine...done. But they fail to mention that hand sanitizer can, under the proper circumstances, splash up into our eyes when opening the lid if we aren't careful, causing sheer agony and momentary blindness. Not a good combination when you're driving in your car. Or maybe this is … Continue reading Sanit-eye-zed

I Can See Japan From My House

I read an article the other day that stated the earthquake in Japan not only shifted the earth's axis, but actually moved the island nation thirteen feet closer to the United States. Because the planet's axis shifted, the earth started spinning faster, which shortened the day by 1.6 microseconds. As if Daylight Savings Time wasn't … Continue reading I Can See Japan From My House