It's almost time to wrap-up another fun-filled year in this little corner of Blogtopia. There were plenty of New Year's resolutions not kept, but I managed to find other challenges (aka "experiments") to keep me, um, challenged. But let's not dwell on that stuff. Today it's time to celebrate some excellent writing and blogcrafterty skills. With that, we usher in the second … [Read more...] about The 2018 Golden Nameplate Awards Are Here!
The rules are straightforward (and thankfully not copyrighted): List your blog below in the comments. Include your website URL so readers can get to your blog. Tell us why a reader of AbandonedCubicle.com would be interested in your blog. If your blog is a landing page to sell some product or service it does not belong here. Featured Photo by Yutacar on Unsplash … [Read more...] about Calling All Blogger Friends!
June 8, 2018: Rest in Peace, Tony. You will be incredibly missed. Thank you for inspiring us all to be better human beings. Anthony Bourdain: My Hero. Talk To Someone Now If you’re thinking about suicide, are worried about a friend or loved one, or would like emotional support, the Lifeline network is available 24/7 across the United … [Read more...] about Anthony Bourdain: A Hero of Mine
I find it awfully difficult anymore to rationalize the numbers. The tax code changes, life circumstances change (kids!), and my wants and desires ebb and flow. It’s crazy how nowadays, you need $30,000 a year just to live a middle class lifestyle today. I remember house hunting. Man, that was the pits. After spending four years living in an apartment, sharing space with a … [Read more...] about Why Households Need to Earn $30,000 a Year to Live a Middle Class Lifestyle Today
While Cubert and his family spend a little vacation time in the Desert Southwest, his mighty friends have offered to step-in with some excellent content. Today, I'm excited to have my Minneapolis friend, Adam, from CrispyCabbage.com take center-stage. Adam is not only a fine writer, he's also a very talented illustrator. I hope you enjoy today's post, Robots! Take it away, … [Read more...] about Let the Robots Have Our Crappy Jobs (We’ve Got Better Things to Do!)