Tag Archives: Type A


There’s nothing that stresses me out, makes me irritated, and sends me to a frenzy of OCD organizing and cleaning than lack of efficiency. A residual Type A trait that I’ve clung tightly to, to be efficient means achieving maximum productivity with minimum wasted effort or expense. I strive to be efficient because what I’ve… Read More

Drifting Away

Once upon a time, I was a control freak. My life was planned out; I had lists and post-its and index cards taped in random places. My calendar was divided into three columns–one for each member of the family –what we were doing each day, sorted by hour and what we were eating for each… Read More