Wake me up when March ends

Lent, church, kids’ birthdays and parties, the promise of an end date at work that seems to morph into never…. I just want April to arrive. That is all.

Context

Putting on my marketing hat for a few minutes, can I just say I’m sick of Facebook and its obsessive focus on making conversations as public as possible? As weird and unusable as Google+ is, it’s got one thing over Facebook: Google+ understands context. It...
Dog envy

Dog envy

I’ve never thought of myself as a dog person. We had a dog when I was in high school. My mom named her “Katie,” after Katie Luther. All these years later and I’m still fuzzy on the history of Katie, where she came from, and why we ever got her...
Things that can get you fired (by me)

Things that can get you fired (by me)

 I’m not a prima donna, I swear. I work really, really hard on every story, every word, every piece of web copy, and I always try to turn in something that exceeds my client’s expectations. But we are in the business of communications, and clients who only...
What women want

What women want

Last week I did a webinar on how to earn a full-time income by writing part-time, based on my ebook. It was a weird experience, because I’ve done tons of public speaking and, though I always have nervous energy before the talk starts, it generally turns out...