Journal entry: November 20, 2007 (age 38) – Be Thankful It’s the medium-sized things in life that we should be most grateful for. With Thanksgiving fast approaching, here is … Read more Lost Journal: Happy Thankslisting 2007 – Be Thankful for the Medium-sized Things
Journal entry: November 7, 1997 (age 28) — Help Desk The only thing worse than calling a computer help desk is taking that call at a computer help … Read more Lost Journal: At the Help Desk, the Customer is Always Angry
Journal entry: May 30, 1987 (age 18): Car Wash As my senior year at Seton Catholic Central High School comes to a close, the milestone events are starting … Read more Lost Journal: Not Working at the Car Wash
Lost Journal entry: June 3, 2008 (age 39) A few weeks ago, I wrote a “Lost Journal” column about my 7-year-old nephew Tommy’s “Enemies List.” It explained that … Read more Lost Journal: Kornheiser Removed from 7-year-old’s Enemies List (for Now)
Journal entry: February 12, 2007 (age 37) Eyes are the windows to the soul. Therefore, eyeglasses are the outside pane of double-paned windows to the soul. I could … Read more Lost Journal: For Some, the Glasses are Always Half-empty
Journal entry: July 2, 2001 (age 32) Ah, the dotcom bubble. Over the past year, it’s introduced me to the highest salary I’ve ever had, the first stock … Read more Lost Journal: Forewarning of Firing Feels Frightening
Journal entry: March 2, 2002 (age 32) — St. Patrick’s Month This week a friend from college called me, and at some point in the conversation he asked … Read more Lost Journal: Happy St. Patrick’s Month!