Once, long ago, I got in trouble at work for something I did. Now the person on the receiving end of my plan was a friend of mine. Sadly, he was also an employee of the department I was a supervisor in.
DLow (one of my least favorite bosses ever) while calling me on the carpet, asked what I was thinking. I replied, “He is a friend of mine, it’s what friends do!” He just looked at me dumbfounded and said “I don’t know what kind of friends you have, but none that I have would ever do something like that…”
For once I kept my mouth shut, but inside I was thinking, “Wow, you must not have real friends…” but if you knew Dlow you would not be surprised!
Not that long ago, I was chatting virtually with my blogger buddy Sarah, of Honoring My Compass. As much as I like to think I am a ‘real’ cyclist and have adventures, Sarah is truly in a league above me! I recommend checking her blog out and following her, as she will be cycling in Patagonia this winter!
When I follow and talk to fellow cycling bloggers, I always thank them for saving a spot for me in their panniers as they travel. (I say backpack for hiking bloggers). She replied giggling telling me that her spell check changed a place in the panniers to a place in the pants while typing the reply. This almost made me spit out my sip of wine! Which in turn reminded me of the very worst introduction to a girl I ever had…. Continue reading “I used to have a way with women”→
Back when we were in college, and in the years immediately following, one of the best things that could happen to us was to somehow come into possession of a free pitcher of beer. Since back then we drank Strohs, Bud Lite and the occasional Henry’s, we were not all that picky. As we knew, any free beer is good beer!
I know some of you will be as shocked as I am, but I have run in to many MANY people who do not, nor have ever, watched the Walking Dead.
In fact, today, my friend Bridgette told me she had never seen any zombie movie ever. Because of this, she really had no concept on how zombies worked.
I was stunned! NEVER seen a zombie movie…. But, being a corporate trainer, I learned long ago that a good analogy can go a LONG way to helping someone grasp a concept they’ve never experienced. The trick is finding the right one…
And like lightning it hit! She is a gorgeous lady, so I asked, “Ever dealt with drunk guys in a Seattle bar?”