so here was the question: I'd love to talk to you about your career as I am soul searching while in grad school and am looking to find a great employer post graduation. Here's my response: I love soul searching! Good for you! Sorry we didn't get to reconnect after meeting the first day. What… Continue reading advice to a grad student I met at the Seattle Interactive Conference
hi all! I wanted to talk a little bit about money. (wait! it's so taboo! I know, but when it comes down to it, it's important to talk about.) I've been living on the VISTA stipend since September, and only a few overdraft dramas. Before that, I was in National service, which pays the big… Continue reading living on the VISTA stipend… (or, thoughts on not having a lot of cash.)
what, my friends, is up with the 365 messages in my inbox about everyone and these VIRTUAL GIFTS? did I miss something? clearly. was it EPIC? most likely. luckily, it was most likely not the zombie apocalypse, so ... whew! the americonference has actually been more fun than I thought it would be. great people,… Continue reading go crazy with the Cheese Whiz!
so I'm hanging out in the hotel in Salem, Oregon, getting ready for my americorps!VISTA training. The PRE-SERVICE orientation, which probably should have happened in September. umm... yeah. I hope it's not awful. but here I am!!! good times afoote. hugs all around. and YES, I DID FORGET TO BRING MY BUSINESS CARDS. do not… Continue reading WHUT up, AMERICORPS?!
yes my dears, I haven't posted in a while. my apologies. life at One Sustainability to Live! is coming apace. I "wrote" (and by wrote I do, in fact, mean "cut and pasted the hell out of a previous document") my first grant yesterday. it wound up being four pages. totally. for $35,000. I have… Continue reading out from in absentia
Well, friends, here is a post which is long overdue. my org / non-profit / awesome community catalyst shall henceforth be known as "One Sustainability to Live," (OSL) aptly named by .after MUCH finagling* and tomfoolery, much hand-wringing and drama-queen banishing, I arrived at my new place of employment through Americorps!VISTA, OSL. OSL is a… Continue reading One Sustainbility to Live and Quasi-Illegal Parking…
I am so frustrated right now I just wanna slap someone. really. I want to cause physical harm to another human being. maybe I just wanna slap the internet. I am just super frustrated.this case, it's me - I guess I fucked up. I just got off the phone with my soon-to-be boss. I got told,… Continue reading update on the job front and/or “a woman of leisure”
the ever awesome is trying to fix it.when I got up this morning and went downstairs to see what had happened lately on the shiny internets, I found that my keyboard didn't work. I kept trying to login, and crazy things happened. my "a" key did nothing, as well as other keys doing things they weren't… Continue reading so my computer has a virus
I don't have health insurance.This thought just hit me as I was outside, smoking half a leftover cigarette. I know, gross, right? I want to be a non-smoker and I have tapered down to four a day. my last pack finished yesterday. I finished my last pack yesterday. I am very committed to becoming a… Continue reading as of today… well, yesterday, really…
I've been thinking. I mostly like my life here in Spokane. I am kind of disappointed in myself for not seeing through Sam's bullshit shenanigans. but my dad had just left for arizona. so I was sad and needed to be diverted... I've been questioning my judgment - there was the roommate drama at the… Continue reading a very relaxed, sleepy saturday morning to you as well.