Posts Tagged: surprise party

Fool me twice…it must be my birthday!

Birthday week continues… One day, I’ll relate to you the odd, head-scratching way I progressed up the ladder in my last company, but for today, let’s just zoom forward to a point roughly in the middle of my “climb”.  This was near the tail-end of my time in Financial Analysis and my boss and I… Read more »

Queen for a day

Birthday week continues… Yesterday, we were reminiscing together about my best friend throwing me a wonderful surprise birthday party for my 40th birthday.  I can only recall one happier birthday. I may have mentioned that she was two years younger than me.  During the party, I already started planning a return of the favor for… Read more »

Friends can surprise you

Birthday week continues… When I started with my last company, I came from years of working in the public world of large national (or international) companies.  Moving to a privately owned regional business was a switch, especially as the company had a defined and unique culture. The changeover left me feeling isolated and I was… Read more »