I’ll let you in on a little secret about myself. I’m not a real writer. Continue reading
Two months in to working from home, I can say without exaggeration or hesitation: I have the best gig in the world.
Some people (looking at you, mom) were worried when I said I was leaving the office world behind in favor of a work-from-home job. Some people (again mom) weren’t sure I had the self-discipline to manage my own schedule. Some people even warned me that I’ll “have to be careful not to become slovenly.” (Yes, my mom really said that.)
I never thought I’d read the Southern Vampire Mysteries (or, as I call it, the Sookie Stackhouse series) by Charlaine Harris. I always suspected it was brain candy: junk reading with no real substance to it (coming from the girl who almost exclusively reads fantasy novels). Even after I got into True Blood on TV, I didn’t seek these books out. Continue reading
I’ve always approached voting as a bit of a chore: I don’t much care to do it one way or the other, but I know it’s important. So every election, I check it off my to-do list and bask in the self-satisfied smugness that comes from doing my civic duty. Continue reading
White Horse by Alex Adams is just what I needed after my arduous read through the Wheel of Time series. Fast-paced and well-contained, White Horse is both a quick-read and a make-you-thinker. Continue reading
I’ve always been a bit of an ostrich when it comes to stress: when faced with a problem, I bury my head in the sand. Rather than dealing with it before it becomes a crisis, I leave it to future-Jen. (Or, even better, someone else.) Continue reading
I’m a tremendously lucky lady. I have many things to be thankful for this Thanksgiving weekend – a nice house, lots of food to eat, the return of Walking Dead. But I’ve narrowed my list of things I’m truly thankful for down to five things. Continue reading