Author Archives: Mimi Braasch

Muppet Wars

Two traders planning their A.M. market strategy. TRADER #1:  The client just called. I transferred the muppet to the Investment Adviser’s assistant. She’s a muppet too. ASSISTANT:  (on the telephone with client)  I’m sorry, but your trade has already settled. CLIENT:  Cancel … Continue reading

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Copycat

My cat curled up on my laptop keyboard. She is really jealous because I spend so much time looking at my computer screen and not her. She grabs my wrist with her little “cat’s paws” and bites my arm to … Continue reading

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Stalked

Just catching up on my days here. Some things just want to be written. They fester inside until they are ready to come out. Could be years, days, or months. Could be a lifetime. My Day as I Finally Know It. I used to work in … Continue reading

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Double Trouble

In honor of Rosh Hashanah my new neighbors decided to smoke cigarettes right outside my door. The cigarette smoke wafted through my open window and I coughed from the smoke. I opened the door and there they were. Right outside my door. Two … Continue reading

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Sauvignon Blanc and Me – It’s a Date

I had a late lunch today around 4:00 p.m. and a very nice glass of Sauvignon blanc decided to join me. I was having a very uneventful day (like most of my days lately), so I decided to treat myself, and spontaneously stopped into a café … Continue reading

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Double Jeopardy

The Nigerians are after me now. And Mr. Ben Bernanke is in cahoots with them. I received a letter from the Federal Reserve Bank of New York, so it must be official. Mr. Bernanke is acting as the intermediary for this … Continue reading

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Code Red

Today I received an email from a “Nigerian computer scientist.“ She wants my banking info and she wants to keep it a secret. She suggested we communicate by telephone. Doesn’t she know my home phone has been tapped by the … Continue reading

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Undercover

Hmmm…Today I received an email for a “mystery shopping assignment.” They want me to be a “secret shopper.“  Is that something like a secret agent? Or does it just mean that I shop in secret and don’t let anyone know … Continue reading

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Smoke Ring

My neighbor saw me in my pajamas. He was outside smoking a cigarette. My cat slipped out under the fence again, so I had to go outside and walk around to the other side of the fence to get her. … Continue reading

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Wanted by the FBI

Today I received an email from the FBI. Oh no, now I’m in trouble. Probably because I started a blog. Or maybe it’s about my stolen photo? But noooo. The email said to “contact Agent Brian” and something about an “Agent In charge” … Continue reading

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Blogged

Someone stold my photo so I started a blog. I posted the photo on a specific website for a specific purpose and within a few days another website snatched it. Adios exclusive photo. This is the picture: (c) Copyright 2005 I … Continue reading

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