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Minding My Business

November 27, 2012

in life changes, wedding planning, working

My mom likes to tell the story of how, when I was a toddler, I’d get so defiant about coming inside from playing that I’d make myself physically ill. She has another story about me learning to climb out my crib and having my days and nights mixed up. In other words, I’ve always liked […]

The Big Change

April 8, 2012

in career, life changes, working, writing

When my freelance career first started, my best friend mentioned something about someday returning to a full-time company job. I shook my head violently and said, “No effin way. This is my life now. I’m  never going back to that.” It was so different, having control of my work load, my schedule, my geographic location. […]

The Art of Floundering

September 21, 2011

in career, life changes, working

Since I came back from vacation two weeks ago, I’ve been completely overwhelmed. New Zealand seemed to wave a wand that centered me in this zone of nature and respect for something bigger than myself. I basked in being without the Internet and around more animals than people. I loved not thinking about work. I […]