Category: Essays

Scope Creep: That’s What’s Up

Scope Creep: That’s What’s Up

We interrupt our regularly scheduled That’s What’s Up update to bring you an important message about a dangerous topic: Scope Creep. Back in my project management days, I learned about a term known as “Scope Creep.” Scope creep refers to the process of a project […]

Thoughts on Hamilton: An American Musical

Thoughts on Hamilton: An American Musical

Two years ago, when life in Denver was still a twinkle in my eye, I saw a Denver Post article stating Hamilton: An American Musical would come to Denver in 2018. I looked for tickets to the Broadway performance and the best tickets I could get […]

That’s What’s Up – 6 Month Career Break Edition

That’s What’s Up – 6 Month Career Break Edition

Before I begin, readers to this blog will probably want to know what happened with the house we offered on last week. Suffices to say, we didn’t get it. In fact, we weren’t even close. There were 44 offers (yes, you read that correctly) on […]

The Puzzling Case of the Missing Blood

The Puzzling Case of the Missing Blood

Late January,  I had my blood drawn for a routine blood test. The results were supposed to be available in two weeks and I started to worry when I did not hear anything. Was something wrong? Am I dying? Why hasn’t anyone called? Oh an […]

Flour. Water. Yeast. Salt.

Flour. Water. Yeast. Salt.

“I didn’t choose the bread baking life. The bread baking life chose me.”  – Adventurous Monique, 2018 If you had told me five years ago that I would have emotional highs and lows over making bread I would have laughed in your face. I probably […]