abtwixt

Doing things differently since 1984

How to Get a Job (from a hirer’s perspective)

I’ve changed jobs far too many times in my working life, and been to far too many interviews.  One of my favorite jobs was working at a career center, where … Continue reading

August 6, 2014 · 8 Comments

Working With a Cold: A Helpful Guide

Between weathering single-digit temperatures and mothering two young petri dishes (a.k.a. preschool-aged children), it should be no surprise that I’ve become a home for one of this year’s many cold/flu … Continue reading

January 22, 2014 · 5 Comments

If Life Was Like a Video Game

For a long time, I used to wish that life came with a remote-control.  You could pause it, rewind it, see what would be on next… it’d be so cool.  But … Continue reading

August 14, 2013 · 2 Comments

Lessons Learned from FreeCell

I am probably dating myself by writing this (and sealing my fate as Totally Lame), but can you remember back to the time before Minecraft, Angry Birds, and Bejeweled?  When … Continue reading

April 29, 2013 · 10 Comments

Time for a Pick-Me-Up

When a tragedy strikes us unexpectedly like the one that took place in Boston yesterday, it makes us pause and consider our humanity – its frailty, its potential for evil … Continue reading

April 16, 2013 · 7 Comments

Abtwixt is back!

It is with great irony that I rise back from the ashes on here only when I am back at work… it seems that “work” offers infinitely greater spare time … Continue reading

April 2, 2013 · 11 Comments

I Can’t Wait to Get Old

You’re all going to think that I’m crazy.  But ever since I was a kid, I’ve been looking forward to being an old lady. It started out when I noticed … Continue reading

May 24, 2012 · 12 Comments