#SoCS for 2/29/20 ~ “ect”

Good morning everybody.  Time once again for #SoCS.  Without further ado, let’s get going.  We’re burning daylight as the Duke might say.  Linda writes and I re-write verbatim without changing anything:

Your Friday prompt for Stream of Consciousness Saturday is “ect.” Find a word with the letters “ect” in it, and base your post on that word. (Not to be confused with “et cetera,” which is “etc.”) Enjoy!

Doh!  Homework.  Think, think, and think. ect … not etc … Hmmm?

Well what about CONNECT?

Yes connect has ect in it.

I have work on the brain seeing as I work 50 to 60 hours a week now.  I love my job (seriously Meredith Grey) but the pace is getting to me.  I am taking off the week of Spring Break and the whole place can crumble to the ground without me.  But of course it won’t.

Everyone is replaceable.

The behemoth that is my workplace will keep chug chug chugging along without me.  Choo choo goes the train whistle.  And so far what does this have to do with the price of tea in China?  Or the word connect?  Land the plane Jilly Beans.

Around the meeting rooms, floating work spaces, and water cooler (aka in house Starbucks that I longer partake of because I’m too cheap or they’re too expensive), we say the word connect often.  Specifically let me “connect the dots” which is a nice way of saying, let me be clear you dummy.  Connect the dots is right up there with let’s “pull the thread” which is a fancy way of saying let’s talk a little bit more on the matter and see where this topic goes.  A newer addition to the workplace blather is the ever-loving “let’s not boil the ocean”.  We boil the ocean a lot.   Scope creep extraordinaire.  My all time favorite expression (she said with dripping sarcasm) is anything that has to do with the word “journey”.  Ugh.  If I want to go on a journey, I’d like it to be a vacation.  Or of journey toward self-expression.  Or self-enlightenment.  ohm Monty Python ohm.

As my flow starts to slow I think connect is the first part of the word connection which is a warm word.  The human connection.  We all need one another.  The big small world that we all share pulses with connection.  Ah now that’s the sweet stuff.

I hope you’ve enjoyed this reflective ramble.  The mister and I have no plans for today other than my TPMS light is coming on after servicing my car last week.  Might hop on over to Discount Tires or might throw caution to the wind and drive with the light on.

Wishing you a spectacular Saturday.   If you’d like to play along, follow this link to the land Linda created.   While your there, look for those connections.

As always, more to come.