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This ad aired the other night and I was surprised to find out that it dates back to 2007 according to YouTube:
Google doodles are always fun but today I just couldn’t get the hang of it. Maybe it’s me, I just woke up, and building things with a foggy head never end well.
If you haven’t tried it yet, it appears to be a card creating factory that helps you put together something from your grammar school days and share with mom.
My first attempt looked like something that might be sent from Norman Bates with a campfire and a blood red background:
I gave up with this fourth result, a mixed bag of marketing and childhood whimsy:
The weekend is when we have the time to pick up the pieces from the week. Sometimes it’s washing the car, cleaning the house, doing the laundry, or taking time for a bit of yard work. I am a big believer in having a clean environment to work, but it is also important to clean ourselves up with a little down time.
I was crammed between an elderly Chinese man and a young corporate woman riding home through San Francisco’s Russian Hill. I could tell by the sing songy enthusiasm that the two women a few seats to my left were catching up.
“You started your new job today right? How was it?”
“Yeah. It was like any first day. ‘Read this, meet him.’ You can never really tell on the first day.” She mentioned her new employer in passing.
Before this moment I had only seen people who beat me out for jobs on LinkedIn or updated corporate bio pages. I craned my neck slowly to see the young woman who snagged one of the dozens of jobs I had applied to since early 2012. I wasn’t jealous, more curious.
“It’s a bit scary,” she said. “I’ve never done it before…”
So she had no experience?
“…but that’s a good thing.”
The weight that I had felt since starting my new job nearly a month ago melted away.
I turned back towards the elderly Chinese man who calmly hugged the metal bar, steadying himself as he did every day having mastered this one simple movement that allowed him to grin inwardly when children teetered as the bus jerked away from each stop.