When I was a kid …

I used to dream about going somewhere and starting over. I'd acquire a new name and no one would know who I was, where I came from, what I had done. I was filled with a type of soul-blackening shame I did not deserve and hated everything about myself to have become what I was.…

Job change reality sinking in

Monday is when I begin my new part-time schedule and responsibilities with my former full-time job. Today I finish up invoicing for the month and the email to staff as to what I am doing, how to work with me and my remote and part-time status. There are still a couple of projects where I…