Viewing through our “life” lens

A dear friend emailed me yesterday about my future son-in-law's great job news (he started today and it went pretty well ... 2 hours of OT on his first day). She has struggled/been struggling the last couple of years and felt like she was taking their good fortune and turning it into a Debbie Downer…

Marketing and self-promotion

Marketing and self-promotion are two things I hate and therefore am a complete and utter failure at pursuing. If this was how I had to make my living in a sink-or-swim situation I can see myself setting up house on the ocean's floor. Thankfully it's not. Thankfully I have other skills that keep our lifestyle…