Houston Press released a list of best dive’s in Texas. It’s clearly not representative of Southeast Texas; only Thirsty’s got a nod. Thirsty’s is amazing, and I’m glad it got the shout out. Still, I wouldn’t be me if I didn’t throw in my own opinion.
Embarking on Day 1 of the “Live in the Grey” Self-Improvement Challenge, I celebrate three women who inspire me, and share a cause from a close friend going through a tough time.
“Give your mind a joyous vacation,” a friend recently told me over drinks.
At that moment, I sat in a funk, unable to catch the bartender’s attention to exchange my currency for an ice cold beer.
A friend walked over, ordered my drink, and sat across from me.
“What’s going on?” He asked.
A year or so ago, I was working for a company based out of Austin where we hired a recent college graduate. Part of my job was training her to do tasks I had previously done, so I could move on to other tasks. Being only a few years out of college myself, I decided to do more than train her on how to do tasks, but why. I would give her the broad idea of a task, and see if she carried it out differently than I would.
Of course, being a different person than me, she did execute tasks differently. It was a moment of strain for me. Even though what she had created wasn’t what I would have created, was it a job well done, or should I bend her creativity to mine?
This blog has been around since 2010. Due to bad back-up keeping and a failure to renew my domain one year, I lost all of my posts and started fresh in 2016. BUT, thanks to the Wayback Machine, I was able to recover most of my old content.