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Well, Excuuuuuuse me!

In the early 1970's when Steve Martin was doing his stand-up comedy act he had a popular bit when at the end of a joke or monologue, he would say "Well, excuse me!" in a drawn out, agitated voice.

Lately, I have been feeling like that comic personna that was feeling so annoyed by people or life's events that keep interrupting my plans, my world.

For those of us with any modicum of ADD or ADHD, although we may be skilled at eccentricities and multi-tasking, interruptions can really be even more of a challenge.  We are so focused within our seemingly unfocused activities that when certain or multiple interruptions take place it literally short circuits us.

Recently, my MacBook was in the 'shop' awaiting a new battery. I used that as an opportunity to clear off my desk, get a few other tasks done, etc.  When it returned and I had 2,222 emails awaiting me to manage, I began to get a bit behind in my To Do list and plans.

In my line of work, it is an open workspac…