Kavanaugh’s Alleged Attempted Sexual Assault

Well, I’ve tried to avoid the Kavanaugh alleged attempted sexual assault for a few reasons. It’s time for me to address it because it takes a very important subject and thrusts it into the limelight…for political gain. Read the whole post and think carefully for yourself. Be objective.  Who Am I to Issue an Opinion? No one, really….except that: I am a survivor of child … Continue reading Kavanaugh’s Alleged Attempted Sexual Assault

Critiquing Joan Didion in High School Turned Me Into a Copywriter

So, most of my regular readers know my primary bread and butter is non-fiction writing and editing. I write a lot in the legal tech / law office management space, business / law / criminal justice educational arenas, and I do a lot of editing. I’d like to think that I’ve done just fine for myself from the professional perspective. I mean, think about the number of people who say they want to work from home as a writer of some sort versus the number of people doing it. Continue reading “Critiquing Joan Didion in High School Turned Me Into a Copywriter”

Scheduling Strategies for Freelance / Work from Home Beginners

I saw what had to be the stupidest conversation on Twitter yesterday. It talked about how people in other cultures don’t understand why Americans who are self-employed tend to stick to a more traditional schedule of 9 to 5…and how those people make fun of that. They’ve forgotten a couple of key components of scheduling strategies that remain the same regardless of where you live in the world: Continue reading “Scheduling Strategies for Freelance / Work from Home Beginners”

The Ugly: Sometimes Shit Just Doesn’t Work Right

I woke up in a great mood. I felt well-rested (rarity). I bopped along through my morning routine knowing full well that I had a day full of shit that must be done. It’s Tuesday…so not only is there client work (probably a good 12 hours of it and here I am blogging at noon…) and some stuff that we needed to do that couldn’t wait. (Some of that is already done and wasn’t really a big deal. When you work from home, you learn to make it…well, work.)

So, how did I go from virtual bliss to a raging dragon? Well…since you asked…  Continue reading “The Ugly: Sometimes Shit Just Doesn’t Work Right”