Photo by Our Ampersand Photography Several year ago, back when I more actively pursued a writing career, I wrote for the No Filter blog. Focused on life as a modern woman, many of the contributors were mothers with motherhood being a popular topic. Although not yet a Mom myself, I planned to become one so … Continue reading I Asked for a Demotion to Become a Mom
The Weekend Ritual For at least a decade, I've held a certain weekend ritual. Not every weekend, but most of the routine ones. And during that blissful period I worked a schedule of 10-6 in college. Mon dieu! I miss my mornings. The ritual goes like this. I wake up, I make coffee, I read … Continue reading Morning Rituals & Magazines
Don't want to plan an outrageously large wedding? Here's how we DIY'd our special day with a little help from vendors.
Discipline: "Do or do not, there is no try." How tacky is it to pick your daily mantra from Star Wars? Yoda, however, is a man after my own heart. Life can be very simple. You did the thing or you didn't. I'm sure you had plenty of wonderful, well-intentioned, good reasons for not doing … Continue reading Discipline: How to Get from the Couch to the Wine 10K
What can you do to adjust your attitude and take on the New Year?? It could be something as simple as buying a planner.
On Giving Tuesday, how do you decide how much to give?
What do you do when you're in a rut? Don't quit the project. Just pivot a bit.
What does it mean when you realize your magazine has different covers for the same issue? Demographic targeting? Marketing experiments? Who knows?
"So, where do you see yourself going in the company?" "Um, I'm not sure. I like chemistry so staff. Maybe supervisor one day." "Don't aim low. You could be the CEO if you want." Master of the Universe As Americans, we're taught that we're individualistic masters of the universe. We alone are responsible for … Continue reading To Whom Much is Given, Much is Required
A small reminiscence on what it means to feel and act.