Yet another article published this week! This one is for Ozarks Farm & Neighbor, a publication that covers the people in agriculture in Missouri, Arkansas and Oklahoma. I have a long list of story ideas to pursue for this one and I’m enjoying meeting some of the hardest working people you’ll ever meet. Here’s a […]Read more "Focus"
One of the things my freelance writing career has taught me is patience. Patience for replies to emails or texts to set up interviews. Patience for checks that take weeks, even months, to arrive. And patience for articles to publish so I can share them! This has been a bonanza week, with three big articles […]Read more "Hot off the Press"
Here it is, the end of January and I haven’t blogged like I said I would in my New Year’s goals. But I do have a good excuse: I’ve been busy writing articles for publications (read: money). A year and a half ago, I thought I’d never get to the point I’m at today. Sure, […]Read more "The Game Changer"
How do you sum up a year? For me, 2017 was full of change, travel and learning. I started the year out in sunny Arizona, hung out in Missouri while apartment hunting, and then moved to my own place in Arkansas. It’s been nice having my own place again and to unpack things that were […]Read more "So long, 2017"
I hope you know how lucky you are. Yes, you. The one who signs up for workshops on a whim, clicks on online videos to learn something new, goes to a networking happy hour to meet like-minded professionals and make new contacts, who listens to podcasts while working out or on road trips, who sits […]Read more "Alone in the Crowd"
Life begins at the end of your comfort zone. ::Neale Donald Walsch (This image + quote is available as a high resolution print or magnet! Send me a message and I’ll get you set up. I have one on my fridge as a daily reminder of this philosophy and Chicago’s polar vortex!) I love my […]Read more "Outside the Zone"
Greetings from sunny Arizona! I planned to include photos in this post from our National Lampoon-style trip west, but my phone bit the dust and I lost all the photos I did not back up. Perks of traveling! In the meantime, here’s a few shots from the past few days, courtesy of my new phone: […]Read more "Weekend Adventures: On the Road to Arizona"