Ladies: Speak Up At Work

I recently read an article in Cosmopolitan Magazine called “Can Looking Too Young Hurt You At Work?” (Feb. 2013 issue, pg. 113).  The article’s author Marissa Hermanson wrote about her struggles with feeling that her age and appearance misrepresented her as a professional — well I not only look young, but I know I could…

Karaoke Blunders

Karaoke has always simply been a spectator sport for me; I’ll go out to the bar on karaoke night and watch my friends look silly and it’s a pretty good time.  I can sing along from my seat, but to grab the mic is a big step. I’m the kind of person who doesn’t like…

Better Blogging

Although the rush of excitement from creating my first real blog has far from subsided, the idea is finally sinking in that this website bears my name and has to represent me.  The day of experimenting with WordPress themes and clicking new buttons is over, and I’m left with the reality that I have to create…