Happy Birthday;or What Now?

December is my birthday month and Sunday is my birthday. This is my personal "new year" and traditionally the time when I reflect the past year and plan for the fresh one on the horizon.     As you know, I’ve had lots of time on my hands lately (ahem) due to unemployment and now … Continue reading Happy Birthday;or What Now?

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Let’s Get This [frugal] Party Started!

Oh you guys, so much has been going on. I don't even know where to start, I really don't. You can catch up a little bit if you follow my Instagram account. That will clue you in a little bit! I also I just wrote this post on my simple living blog, a simple rebellion. … Continue reading Let’s Get This [frugal] Party Started!

Favorite Tidbits from Present Over Perfect by Shauna Niequist

I recently came across this book on one of my thrift store adventures. You know how something leaps out at you and you just grab it without really thinking about it? Well, that happened to me with this book. And it wasn't a big risk since it was, like, $1.98. #bonus #guiltfree Of course, the … Continue reading Favorite Tidbits from Present Over Perfect by Shauna Niequist

Day 8 – What are your most epic failures (and how did you overcome them)?

Oh Honey, this is just too easy! It's as easy to list my failures as it was difficult to list my successes yesterday. I'm going to have to stick to a list without long descriptions or we will be here all day... Here we go, in roughly chronological order: 1. I missed going to Nationals … Continue reading Day 8 – What are your most epic failures (and how did you overcome them)?

February Blogging Challenge: Day 2 ~ Share Your Career Journey

They say a picture is worth a thousand words, so here is an image representing my career journey: Ha! Right? The sad thing is, this is basically accurate! My so-called "career journey" has been more like a career spasm. Or a series of misguided adventures, some slightly more successful than others. Let me start by … Continue reading February Blogging Challenge: Day 2 ~ Share Your Career Journey

Fearless Writing Challenge, Day 86: Where Have I Gone?

I don't feel like myself. And I don't think it's the cold medicine. It's a strange feeling, and I am not sure what to do about it...if anything. Where I had ambition, I have a certain satisfaction acceptance of things just the way they are, for now. Where I wanted to be a freelance writer … Continue reading Fearless Writing Challenge, Day 86: Where Have I Gone?