Your last paragraph made me realize that overconfidence only works with those who don't know you well. In my own department I know of one man who is extremely over confident. People in other areas who don't work with him think he's the best and believe he knows his stuff. In the day-to-day, people who work with him… » 4/17/14 6:42pm Thursday 6:42pm

I am a mom and I completely agree with you. Motherhood is a job in the sense that all relationships are jobs. It's hard and it's fun and it's frustrating and rewarding - much like being a wife and being a daughter and all sorts of shit. Plus, I get to sit down, I get to sleep. Even when my boys were infants, I got to… » 4/15/14 2:36pm Tuesday 2:36pm

I am like this with swimming. My mom tried for years to get me into swimming classes and it never took. I am 38 and I swim as good as I did when I was 8 (as in, not at all) - I think I'm less bouyant than others. I think everyone is terrible in at least one they were supposed to grasp in childhood. » 4/11/14 2:54pm 4/11/14 2:54pm

Please do that restaurant that looks out over the ice skaters on Rockefeller Plaza. I went there for a work lunch once and my colleague blew his nose into a cloth napkin and left it on the table. I could not hide my horrified face and when he went to the restroom, I put an extra $10 on the table for a Snot Handling… » 4/10/14 3:38pm 4/10/14 3:38pm

I never had that ability. I bought a coat there once for $70 and it was a great extra coat - not good for daily wear but good to wear when my other coat was in the cleaners. But I ordered a few sweaters from them and they were terrible and shrank weirdly and looked really terrible after one washing. It was like H&M… » 4/10/14 11:39am 4/10/14 11:39am

It is kind of weird that they didn't forsee the merchandise draw for this. I remember back in Christmas at the Disney store near me (the only one in our city) there was only one small shelf of Frozen items and a HUGE display of Planes items. Planes was pretty much a piece of crap rip-off from Cars, plus it was last… » 4/09/14 1:09pm 4/09/14 1:09pm

PREACH! This has dramatically increased in the past 6 months. I have people trying to sell me Pampered Chef, Jamberry, some weird-assed super expensive mascara, Thirty-One bags, essential oils, scentsy and some weird seasonings thing. And beyond that every boy scout mom and band mom is trying to sell me their kid's… » 4/09/14 12:13pm 4/09/14 12:13pm

I agree. I think the only powerful job he ever wanted was probably Baseball Commissioner. I think he was pushed into a job that he wasn't good at and didn't want. Not that he's blameless, at some point you just need to stand up to your parents and tell them to fuck off. I guess I pity him more than I hate him. » 4/04/14 9:42am 4/04/14 9:42am