Month: April 2015

Life lessons from MST3K

I’m not one of those people who dwell, with misty-eyed nostalgia, on the “golden years” of high school. Dear god, no. I went to Saint Ann’s School, a pretentious artsy private high school, but despite how irritating I find many of my fellow alumni, there are many other aspects of my education which continue to benefit…
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April 28, 2015 0

Three Tips to Getting Started on Twitter

Recently, in a Facebook thread regarding the how/why/WTF of  getting started on Twitter, one of the participants noted that it appeared to her, that people who knew why they were on Twitter in the first place, seemed to get the most mileage out of their Twitter accounts. She herself wasn’t sure about what Twitter could…
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April 21, 2015 0

Try a little tenderness…

“I find that I am often very reserved, so I tend to try and not make a big splash when doing social things. However, I’ve come to find that job hunting tends to be a very social thing in and of itself. That’s really been the biggest hurdle I’ve had to overcome. So searching with…
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April 17, 2015 0

Life, taxes and podcasting…and the circle is complete!

It’s Tax Day in North America–I did my taxes recently, and was almost amused when TurboTax basically asked me if I wanted their software to baby-step me through the process, since of course my answer was, “Hell yes, I was a history major, I need all the help I can get!” When it comes to…
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April 15, 2015 0

Paychecks or poems?

April is National Poetry Month, and my birthday (April 30th), and though it’s only April 9th, I’ve already been truly spoiled. Not only was I mentioned in Latina Magazine (see the photo at the bottom) as a “stylish entrepreneur,” but last night one of my  most generous clients, Joan Becht Willette, wrote a poem in my…
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April 9, 2015 0