6 Ways My Standing Desk Is Making My Life Better

My job is killing me! And making me feel like a hippopotamus. At least that's what all the recent research is showing. ...more
Interesting idea. My job isn't quite as sedentary as some but I'm still sitting the majority of ...more

Thoughts on Diversity in the Tech Industry... From a Black Computer Scientist

Let's be clear about one thing from the start: I'm a Black female with a Ph.D. in computer science. No shade, Sheryl Sandberg, but I've been "leaning in" since birth.This topic (and blog post) has been a long time coming. I wasn't sure, at first, how to best put my thoughts to words. Then I wasn't even sure if I should say anything at all, since it may ruffle some feathers. In the end, I didn't care. Some things need to be said. Most people think it, but few say it. I'll take one for the team....more
BrandiJeter THANK YOU!!!! You already know what that means coming from the one who motivated and ...more

Do You Know I'm Glad Now That You Fired Me?

As seen on the Huffington Post: “Today will be your last day.”These words randomly emerged from the recesses of my memory the other night....more
Dr Curly Rita Arens My sentiments exactly.more

When Your Leader Keeps You Hidden

                        All of us have been managed by someone at some point in our career. Many of us are managed today. We all report to someone or some entity no matter what level we are in an organization.Also we all know what it means to do a good job but the recognition of that good job is only known by our immediate manager....more

6 Ways My Standing Desk Is Making My Life Better

My job is killing me! And making me feel like a hippopotamus. At least that's what all the recent research is showing. ...more
Interesting idea. My job isn't quite as sedentary as some but I'm still sitting the majority of ...more

A Small Victory – Utilties Paid

As of today, this morning, all utilities for the old house are paid in full – the water, the sewer, the trash collection, the electricity, the gas, the landscaping, etc ALL PAID....more

Work It: Pearl 360 Studs

Pearl 360 Stud Set – $48 set of 3 – Photo credit: baublebar.com When it comes to jewelry, and especially jewelry for work, I’m a big fan of pearls. Hence my Work It pick today, this pair of 360 pearl studs from Baublebar. I was a bit dubious about these at first; yet when I saw them on a very classy saleswoman, I was sold! ...more

An Overabundance of Clothing – Taking Up Space and Wasting Money

As a result of all of the remodeling taking place in our house my husband has become mildly obsessed with the topic of removing clutter from our lives. This is nothing new for me. As a small child I worked hard to keep the smooth surfaces of my room clean ....more

Three Great Toys at 51% Off or More

Holy big discounts, Batman! These three highly rated toys are currently 51% to 72% off at Amazon.com. All are at their lowest prices ever there ....more

Extra 40% Off Sweaters, Fleece and More at Gymboree

Vests, pullovers, jackets, sweaters and more are an extra 40% off through tomorrow at Gymboree.com. No coupon code necessary. Priced as marked ....more

Free $10 to $40 Gift Card When You Buy a Baby Monitor at Target

Buy one of eleven baby monitors at Target right now and get a free $10 to $40 gift card (depending on model). Monitors from Summer Infant, VTech and Motorola are included. Get a $40 gift card with the purchase of the...more

Extra 20% Off When You Spend $75 on Clothes and Shoes for the Family at Target

Spend $75 on shoes, clothing and accessories for kids and grownups at Target and get an extra 20% off. Excludes clearance. No coupon code necessary ....more