Personal Development


A couple months ago, without a ton of planning, we started a remodel of our home office. We packed everything into boxes, moved out all the furniture, and started waging a war against the 30 year-old wallpaper. (We won, by the way. Eventually.) Once the wallpaper was down and we started thinking about sanding the […]



I was reading a book intro the other today about webinars (one of the most powerful marketing tools ever), and it got me thinking about what knowledge I have. I was reading about Lewis Howes, specifically, and how he spent one year immersing himself into LinkedIn, became so knowledgeable about the platform that he became […]

1 comment

2013: My year in review

January 12, 2014

PSSTT! I am backdating this post to January, when it was originally written, but am just now publishing it because…because…well, because I’m apparently an airhead who forgets the difference between the Publish button and the Save Draft button. #doh And then doesn’t even notice her mistake for four long months. #doubledoh Thanks for reading. :) […]


I took a road trip with my punkin last weekend. We spent 14 hours total in the car, just the two of us, and somehow we made it home in one piece. Well, in two pieces. Her and me. I mean, but we were each in one piece. (Huh?) What I’m trying to say is, […]


Okay. I’m going to share something with you, but you have to promise not to laugh. Okay? No laughing. Like. At all. So, yeah. I have email subscribers to this here ‘lil blog – the lovely people out there that receive the full post content conveniently in their inbox whenever I post something new. Perhaps […]


The lounge always smelled kinda funny. It wasn’t rank or mildewy, it just filled your nose with the smell of linoleum tile and industrial cleaner upon entering, and bothered you just enough to notice but not enough to keep you out. Very few students ever used the lounge, which was in the basement, directly below […]



No matter what. No matter WHAT, don’t let other people’s opinions get you down. Earlier this week I got some criticism for something I did. For something I have been doing for a couple months now. I know this is annoyingly general, but there was a process I identified a while ago as needing a […]



Personal development? I’m over it. It’s exhausting. The image of what personal development means – thinking that I’m never good enough and have to work every day in order to find any measure of success at making myself better than I am? With the natural assumption, of course, that today, in my current state, I’m […]