Category Archives: Humor

WFH Diary – Well, there’s something you don’t see every day

NYC has issued guidelines for “Safer Sex and COVID-19“. One of the recommendations is to “Pick larger, more open, and well-ventilated spaces.” So, outdoors, basically. The old standby of yelling “Hey you two, get a room!” is another casualty of … Continue reading

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WFH Diary – Reopen guidelines

I suppose if the pandemic has a silver lining it might be getting to know a lot more about my neighbors, community, and city. For example, the City of Charlotte’s guidelines for reopening are industry-specific and they include advice tailored … Continue reading

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WFH Diary – Changing times

For a moment, consider the coronavirus as a type of singularity. Leading up to it, conditions on the far side of the event horizon are so different as to be unimaginable. Once we emerge on the other side of this … Continue reading

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WFH Diary – Stimulus and response

Wednesday April 15, 2020 will be remembered by people working in Information Technology for the degradation across the board of the online banking systems of virtually every US bank. Starting around 8am EDT, pretty much everyone on the Eastern seaboard … Continue reading

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WFH Diary – A Day In The Life

Adjusting to the lockdown has been difficult and I thought that maybe keeping a detailed diary of one day might give me perspective. 8:45am – Wake up on the couch. Fell asleep watching a late-night horror show. Or maybe it … Continue reading

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WFH Diary – Video conferencing

The first thing I do when I get a new laptop is to block the video camera, and the latest work computer was no exception. Now that everyone in the office is working remotely, we were directed to use video … Continue reading

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WFH Diary – Gratitude

In the midst of all the bad news it is important to find things to be grateful for. This is for our own benefit as much as it is for the people we take the time to thank. Gratitude nourishes … Continue reading

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Wife taking naked photos

Earlier today I happened to look up from my computer just in time to see my wife pass by my office door naked and then head down the stairs. I had no idea where she was going in this condition, … Continue reading

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What’s in a name?

An older man was walking his dog in front of the pharmacy when I arrived today. The dog came up to sniff my ankle so I stopped to say hi. “He’s cute! What kind of dog is he?” “A mutt,” … Continue reading

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Chronic Asymmetry Syndrome

There was a period of about 10 years during which I dyed my beard and mustache.  This wasn’t vanity, but rather that the gray came in so lopsided that the asymmetry drove me crazy.  From a distance it looked like … Continue reading

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