Politeness: It’s the Law

My pregnant friend recently┬ácommented on how thrilled she was that someone finally took notice of her state and offered her a seat on the bus. Nevermind that to get noticed she employed the sigh-audibly-unbutton-coat-rub-belly tactic, the point is, it’s always nice – nicer than nice even – when a stranger does something polite. Especially in […]

Diary of a Working Girl

Friday at 7:30pm – Exhausted. Struggling to keep eyes open. Decide to lay down for a minute. Set alarm for 9:00pm “just in case.” Friday at 9:00pm – Groggy. Struggling to get out of bed. Thinking changing into pajamas for “laying down for a minute” may have unfairly tricked body into deeper sleep than intended. […]