35 Things I’ve Learned

Today I turned 35, which could be considered a milestone birthday in some ways. Depends on who you ask, I suppose. (Many women consider it to be, and if you’re not sure why that is, ask one and prepare for an earful!) I’m honestly quite happy to be spending it in a low-key, comfortable environment this year, and I don’t have really any negative feelings about turning another year older....

hot links, git’cha hot links

Since I clearly can’t be relied upon to do much in terms of consistency with this blog, I figure I’ll just own that and move on and try to do a Links post without seeming like this is ever going to be a regular thing. Good? Good. (I’m nothing if not self-aware.) Now that THAT’S out of the way, how’s about a few hot links to kick off your Monday! (image...

best of 2015

My life is more or less run by lists. I make them at work and at home, and I know few greater feelings than that of scratching off a particularly arduous task on a ‘to-do’ list. Without a list in the grocery store, I’m like a lost sheep who’s easily distracted by bright colors and clever packaging (I’m a marketer’s dream, I swear) so I need a definitive list to...

should Old Acquaintance be forgot

Well, folks, here we are: at the threshold of another year.  Hard to believe that 2012 is over, but on the other hand, it seems like this year was a LONG one, only because a lot of (mostly great) stuff happened.  My abridged 2012 year-in-review: Seattle saw snow in mid-January.  This displeases us. I went to Mexico in February with my family.  We drank, played in the sun, and enjoyed...