It will take a lot more than widespread deactivation to dethrone the king of social media.
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What if my name was Rei Don? Ray’Donna? La Reida? Do those variations wave a familiar flag, something one can ethnically identify? If you could put a face to those names, would it include my fair skin, blonde hair, and blue eyes?
Some people — probably more than some considering we have entire cultural norms around it — need to prepare for changes they want to make in their lives if they want to make them at all. And some who don’t care what specific date they do that are ready to do that without waiting. Both are great approaches as long as individuals feel secure in doing it.
I know the cool thing to do with mailing lists is to make them salesy and gimmicky and promise you stuff, but I'm not there yet. Really it's just a semi-monthly digest of what I've been up to. That's it! So whaddya say?
I published a book in 2019. It's a memoir. Everything about it screams "cheaply self-published!" and I'm 100% fine with it.
Things I couldn't have learned anywhere else.
Redoing my site for 2020!
Being ghosted is something you can conquer. I share two stories about ghosting and what I did when it happened.
"Because I want to keep *this* job, and I am figuratively my own boss in most circumstances, I also grant myself the grace that I wish previous employers would have: to believe in myself and trust that I will get the work done one way or another."
Your pet will always depend on you, fully, and that’s honestly a source of the joy they bring to our lives. Someone who always needs you feels so good to care for. We never stop parenting them; they never leave the nest. Despite their aging and intelligence, dogs, in particular, develop about the same mental capacity as a four-year-old. They truly are always children.