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Eggs in Baskets

Having returned from a fabulous late-season skiing holiday last weekend, this week has been a strangely quiet time workwise – compared to the previous crazy months at any rate! 1,331 more words


Dorothea Dix, 1843: Stay focused, do great things

The following is a blog series based on my new daily habit: Reading one entry from “What Every American Should Know About Women’s History.” Not only are there all these bits of women’s history time has neglected, but within them are lessons that are super relevant to living a meaningful and productive life today. 286 more words

General Life Whatnot

The most productive hour of my month (errr...year) was getting a massage. Really.

Yesterday, I redeemed a gift certificate for a massage given to me by my mom for my birthday. Wasn’t that nice? It was nice. To clarify though, my birthday was in January. 505 more words


In which a professional writer asks, "I actually have to write during working hours? Whaaaaa?"

Writing between the hours of 9 and 5 is really difficult for me. And it’s taken me six years as a professional, full-time writer to recognize that it’s sort of a problem. 597 more words


That Time I Drunkenly Ranted About Hating Libraries

I don’t often go on drunken rants, but the one time I did in recent memory, it was about how much I hate libraries.

Whoa there. 819 more words


Bullying – alive and kicking in the freelance world?

You might think that bullying is a phenomenon restricted to the schoolyard or to the world of employers/employees. Freelancers, surely, are free to throw off the shackles of a restrictive working environment and treat “school bullies” with contempt. 1,181 more words