Examining My Story

Early this month, I posted about being back in my place as a full time business owner.  A couple of weeks ago, I had several conversations with a friend about what her ideal job would look like, which led to some deep soul searching. Yesterday, I read Peter Shallard’s excellent post about the I’m still weaving my story. (photo credit: …

An Introvert Learns to Love Collaboration

One of the things I had to do all the time in teacher school was work in a group. Words cannot adequately describe how much I detested group projects. I tried to always rig things so I had one friend in the group to make sure we could get all of the work done. It was almost a certainty that …

Walls

Just about anyone who has undertaken some sort of creative endeavor can tell you about the walls that you discover. If you want to bust through those walls, and be “epic” there are plenty of posts that will encourage and motivate you. That’s not what this is, though. I’ve stumbled across a few walls lately, but instead of busting through …

My Imaginary Friends & Local Bloggers

Did you have an imaginary friend when you were a kid? I mean, like one that your parents probably still remember? I had a cast of imaginary friends. They had names, families, background stories, and I talked to them all of the time. These imaginary friends had tea with me, played ball with me, went on walks, listened to stories, …

My Love of Cookie Monster Explained

A few days ago, my friend Julie Bestry posted a link to an article on Slate. The title is Chaos Theory, A Unified Theory of Muppet Types. Julie has no doubts whatsoever about her own type: she is an order muppet. It took me a while to come to the conclusion that I am a chaos muppet who works hard …