A brilliant idea from a coworker: An "ignition" device like a breathalyzer that detects coffee instead of booze. If you don't blow a high enough number, you can't send an email. Can you imagine how many stupid situations that would prevent?
After two years without one, we're the proud owners of a brand new-ish microwave oven. Bring on the crappy-but-effortless food! Pizza puffs...TV dinners...errr....uh....pizza puffs. Anyway, the possibilities are endless. (p.s. - if anyone can remind us what's worth cooking in a microwave, that would be great)
Ben, excitedly, after doing something good in his baseball game: "Did you see, Dad?? I did what you told me!!" In the often thankless, futile, exhausting world of parenting, that's not a bad thing to hear. What's a little sweeter is that the advice was remembered from another day. And it was that as a catcher (often his position), if his pitcher is having a rough time, he can ask the ump for time out, go to the mound and say some encouraging things to calm down/pick up his te