On Getting Older

My previous post about things to do before you turn 30 got me thinking about getting older. I’m getting old enough to where people ask me “If it’s ok” to ask how old I am or joke about me being obviously younger than my actual age. People do this because society says that getting older … [Read more…]

Turning 30

I turned 29 last week and I got a lot of remarks about how 29 is nearly 30, as if I couldn’t count. I don’t think much about turning 30, just as I didn’t think much about turning 29 or 28. But, as 30 is perceived as a milestone, it made me think about what I’ve … [Read more…]

Twitter > Email

I spend a lot of my day answering email. I have to track all of my hours for my company and it turns out, in September, I spent 17 hours on email. That’s a part-time job. My latest big project was as communications coordinator for TEDxDelft and the group of people I was working with … [Read more…]


No, it’s not the name of a supernatural place, like my writing course thought the other day. It’s National Novel Writing Month. And, in an effort to finish my book, I am participating this year.  The goal is to write 50,000 words in one month, an entire novel. I’m cheating slightly, as I have some … [Read more…]

Survival Comics

Most people with 9-5 jobs don’t really understand what it’s like to manage your own company or work for a start up. You work crazy hours. You worry about getting paid (and sometimes don’t.) You tolerate more crap from people because you like getting paid. To keep ourselves from going insane, Melinda and I draw … [Read more…]