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About Me

I have a Ph.D. in psychology and can read minds. You probably don’t believe me. However, I know what you’re thinking right now: “She can’t really read minds, especially through the internet.” Now you’re thinking “Holy sh*t! She really can read minds!”

This is no super power; it’s simply something psychologists acquire when they earn their doctorate. It’s a closely guarded secret; at least it was.

I live in the Chicago burbs with my husband, Stephen. His picture is in some of my posts – he’s the one with a beard and skinny legs. If you only count humans I have a small family. However, when you include all the creatures in my house, my family’s huge. See for yourself:

  • Mia, Max and Audrey – Italian Greyhounds (miniatures). Mia and Max are rescues – they rescued us. We got Audrey as a puppy. They all look like big greyhounds that were left in the dryer too long.
  • Amy – blue front Amazon parrot. She’s named after Stephen’s grandmother.
  • Tweety – a parakeet rescued from outside. She was outside, but I guess we were too when we found them.
  • Wee little Zebra finches. At last count, we had more than a dozen. They’re a mix of store bought, rescue and home grown.

I have 20 years of experience working in corporate America, mostly in Human Resources. I no longer work for any particular company; now I’m a consultant offering services related to Human Resources and Industrial/Organizational Psychology.

My latest venture was with JuvodHR, providing online HR services to small businesses at an affordable price using state of the art technology. Current offerings include customized job descriptions, performance reviews and corrective action notices. JuvodHR has been recognized by Chicago Tribune’s Blue Sky Innovation. I contributed to JuvodHR’s blogs, which you can find by selecting the blog button from the JuvodHR home page.

I’m working on my first book – a parody of self-help books, which I call a self-hurt book.

I used to make movies through (until they went defunct – RIP), all of which can be found on my YouTube channel.

You can learn more about my business background through my LinkedIn profile.

Thanks for checking out my blog. I hope you enjoy reading it as much as I enjoy writing it.

Comments on: "About Me" (3)

  1. Aloha Pam! I just became aware of your blog about my Pooping Pooches Calendar! I am so proud I was selected last year. Just wanted to let you know I have an all new version for 2015 and it is amazing. Really took the art to the next level hahaha check out for more info! Thanks again, you are awesome.

    -Jake Wagenman

    • Jake – Thanks for your note. I’m thrilled you saw my blog and took the time to comment. I’m doing another list this year and now that I know you’ve got a 2015 calendar, I’ll be sure to include it. I love the new scenes – it’s obvious you’re anal about your work! -Pam 🙂

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