Over the past week I’ve been ill. I really don’t want to get into it, because I’m not here for sympathy, but it’s a case of multiple things converging, and one ailment exacerbating another. The part that’s useful and constructive is that I had to prioritize what absolutely needed to be done, because I don’t […]
Things are going well. I just want them to remain that way, so I’m stepping back to make a little extra room for self-care. I’ll still be monitoring this site, responding to comments and answering emails. I’m just not writing any new posts for a few days. There will be a monthly status report tomorrow, […]
Lately I’ve been listening to a lot of Devo. The whole “people are terrible and everything is awful so let’s have a dance party” vibe resonates with me right now. Hey, you deal with melancholy your way, let me handle it my way. I want to be able to feel what I’m feeling, but have […]
Editorial note: This is me sharing what I go through at the end of a project. I’m not complaining. I have nothing by gratitude that I get to run a business where I do what I want, the way I want to do it. But there’s a reality check that goes with it. That’s what […]
When I get into a depression spiral, I know that it is a bad idea to blog. I am unable to write articulately about how I am feeling. A tendency to babble overtakes me. Things are written in haste, which I either regret or just end up taking down because upon reflection it seems embarrassing. […]
Depression. No make words good. Taking a sick day, at least from the internet. Will still be struggling to make word count for work-in-progress. Have to do some editing. It’s more likely I’ll end up doing things that I can’t screw up because my brain refuses to brain.
Because I’m a self-proclaimed minimalist, people often ask me about Marie Kondo. Most of the time, the people asking are fans of hers, which is where it gets awkward. They assume that I think she’s fabulous, and start getting upset when my response isn’t over-the-top praise. I give them my opinion, and then they jump […]