10 New Rules To Make The Internet A Better Place

As a blogger and social media junkie in general, I spend a lot of time browsing online, and sometimes I end up having to back away slowly because of the terrible things I read. Since when did it become okay to be so hateful and so open about your bigotry? A certain subset of the… Continue reading 10 New Rules To Make The Internet A Better Place

Traditional Corporations Feel Threatened By The Rise Of Independent Contractors, And They Should

If you've read my blog before, you already know that I used to be in corporate America and I broke free from those chains last year to pursue my lifelong dream of self-employment. It's only a couple weeks away from the anniversary of that glorious day, so let's talk about why so many people are… Continue reading Traditional Corporations Feel Threatened By The Rise Of Independent Contractors, And They Should

I Don’t Do New Years Resolutions Anymore And Here’s Why

A year ago, I was working at a shitty office where my opinion on New Years Resolutions wasn't well received (because I dared to have my own thoughts on the matter instead of following the approved groupthink...oh the horrors! Someone who dares to think for herself!) It was a toxic environment that encouraged terrible stereotypes… Continue reading I Don’t Do New Years Resolutions Anymore And Here’s Why

My Subconscious Congratulated Me On Getting Out Of An Abusive Relationship

I have really weird dreams sometimes, and they rarely make sense immediately upon waking up. I attribute my likelihood of having weird dreams to a few different possible sources: 1. My super fun anxiety 2. My penchance for cheap Franzia wine late at night 3. My overactive writer imagination 4. My weird ass life and… Continue reading My Subconscious Congratulated Me On Getting Out Of An Abusive Relationship

Winter Driving And Corporate America: A PSA

I was born and raised in NE Ohio, so I know all the tricks and techniques to driving in snow. However, I'm also smart enough to know that there are absolutely no techniques to driving on ice, and I'm not one of those cocky Northerners who claims to have such an unrealistic talent. I don't… Continue reading Winter Driving And Corporate America: A PSA

The Magical Wedding Ring Of Invisibility

Prior to my current part--time delivery gig, the last time I had a job that involved driving around was back in my single days when I worked in outside sales. I always liked the adventure aspect of it because I'm the type who hates to be chained to a desk for too long. However, it… Continue reading The Magical Wedding Ring Of Invisibility

Halloween And Me: A Long Complicated Relationship

It's almost Halloween again, and this year I've already decided to forego the costumes and stuff I usually do. Why? Well, I've always had a strange relationship with Halloween, thanks to my terrible religious upbringing, and now once again I find myself being discouraged from having any kind of fun with it because the entire… Continue reading Halloween And Me: A Long Complicated Relationship