It’s the New Year. Do you set resolutions or goals? I do. More like intentions. Suggestions. Just do your best.

On January 1, posts pop up across social media, extolling the virtues of mental health. We need to take it seriously. We need to care for ourselves. We need reasonable…


Goodhousekeeping.com 12/15/19

To begin, the disclaimers: if you love your Elf On The Shelf (EOTS), you won’t like this article, so you may stop reading here. If you are triggered by this little creeper that’s slowly killing our oceans, know that we can fight this. Together. #noEOTS. Finally, this is SATIRE. I…


This week I received requests from two college student to write resumes in preparation for a career fair. The request arrived on Tuesday evening, via text message, with delivery requested for Thursday afternoon, October 3. The career fair would take place Friday, October 4, at the current location for demoralizing…


It’s always Christmas

Today is September 21, 2019. According to the current calendar, it is summer. But that’s incorrect because everyone knows summer ends on Labor Day. The fashion retail calendar is not only celebrating Spring/Summer fashion week for 2020 but also Pre-Fall, which began in July.

Starbucks, which controls the passage of…


I want to tell you something.

It’s not that important. No. It is.

What I want to say is that in February, I decided to take a chance and become a freelance writer. Specifically, I write resumes. Really great resumes.

I’ve been writing resumes for 20 years. When I struggled…


You might be happy

And 2018 and 2019

About two years ago, I bought a calendar — the kind you hang on the wall that now primarily serves a decorative function. I bought two packages of Post-it type tabs at the craft store. They are about the size of the ones that say “sign here.” One package of…


Have you heard? The U.S. economy is in great shape. Unemployment is low, and there are more jobs than workers. Employers bemoan the critical shortage of qualified applicants. Look around you. Do you know anyone who is currently unemployed? If you listen to the news, you may be tempted to…

Heather Davis

I write about everyday observations, and my dog.

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