“It’s been years since I’ve blogged regularly. Let’s see if I start again now. (I might. It’s a good warm-up for writing and I’m looking forward to being a writer again.)” @neilhimself I am trying the same, a regular blogging practice, which in hopes will get me writing daily. — Ms. Jen (@msjen) May 4, […]
If you’ve never gained, then lost (then regained) weight, this metaphor may be meaningless to you. If you have gone through that experience, you’re probably familiar with holding on to an item of clothing that no longer fits, but you hold on to it because “It might fit again someday if I go on a […]
I swear to the Lord I still can’t see Why Democracy means Everybody but me. “The Black Man Speaks” from Jim Crow’s Last Stand (Worldcat) To say I’ve been feeling this acutely over the last few weeks is an understatement. I honestly think I’ve felt this way almost as long as I’ve been alive, but […]
I’m Cecily, I’m a librarian, and I’ve come to hate reading. That’s not exactly true — my (barely) managed depression and (increased) anxiety have robbed me of the ability to process anything more than tweets, Facebook posts from the Hobonichi group, and texts from loved ones. Losing myself in novels and non-fiction is where I […]
What are the benefits of a distraction detox? Is it possible to find solace and quiet in such a digitally demanding world?
The thought is that writing three longhand pages first thing in the morning will help clear your mind for the rest of the day. I’m wondering whether something like this would work for programming? Writing code longhand could be tedious, but it could be useful for memorization and for building confidence.
Shopping Felted angel wing backpack, in case you’ve always wanted to be one of the Weeping Angels for Hallowe’en. Reading Recommendations for Polyamory in Fiction – a fantastic place to start for anyone doing reader’s advisory in alternative sexuality/alternative relationship styles, or if you’re interested in learning more. Includes triads and Poly V relationships only1 […]
What Has Being A Manager Taught Me About Work? Manage expectations, manage projects, but don’t manage time Maker’s Schedule: fewer meetings, shorter meetings, more time for focused, uninterrupted work Manager’s Schedule: for bosses. Highly structured, always know where you’re going next 1 Give people more responsibility, flexibility, and power Stay out of the weeds. Less […]
Shopping Elizabeth Suzann Artist Dress In One Size Regular and One Size Plus (though the plus only runs up to size 16). It’s rare that I wish I could sew/I wish I were thinner. This is one of those times. $255 USD. Fluevog Cleo Mary Janes The lower heel version of my beloved purple and […]