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Be the Change: Diversity in Blogging and the Washingtonian I’m Not …

In 1727 Benjamin Franklin created The Junto, also known as The Leather Apron Club. The members of the Junto were drawn from diverse occupations and backgrounds, but they all shared a spirit of inquiry and a desire to improve themselves, their community, and to help others. The goal of the…

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Life After Quitting: Week 6
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Life After Quitting: Week 6

“If you don’t think Beyonce doesn’t cry in the shower every so often you’re wrong.” I’m married to such a great person. Karl said this to me Saturday morning. Friday night I cried in the shower. And for some, the shower may muffle the cries, but the way our house…

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Life After Quitting: One Month Recap
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Life After Quitting: One Month Recap

Last weekend I wrote a long post about my one-month anniversary for quitting my day job and blogging full time and my blog ate it. I was in Texas, it was 11pm (so really midnight back home) and my dashboard (the backend of my blog) seemed to go back in…

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Life After Quitting: Week 2
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Life After Quitting: Week 2

This week I worked on being kinder to myself and more realistic. It’s still hard. When you’ve dreamed of doing something for years and have so many ideas in your head AND you’ve spent the past two decades working your ass off always more than 40 hours a week… well,…

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Life After Quitting: Week 1
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Life After Quitting: Week 1

I had such big dreams for my first week as a full-time blogger. Oh I’ll still wake up at 5:30 every morning so I can have some Me Time. I’ll do sun salutations, meditate, Morning Pages. I’ll sip coffee and stare out the window at the woods and plot out…

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