Please Stop Telling 30-Somethings What To Do (An Open Letter to Kallie Provencher at RantChic)

Today I read an article posted by a friend on Facebook. The article (and I use the term loosely, it was really more of a slideshow with a couple of … Continue reading Please Stop Telling 30-Somethings What To Do (An Open Letter to Kallie Provencher at RantChic)

Being Supportive Does Not Always Make You A Good Person

I’ve had to do far too much supporting of others lately, and it has taken a toll on me. Keeping my mouth shut and my opinions to myself has pent … Continue reading Being Supportive Does Not Always Make You A Good Person

The Internet Is Full of Mean People and Bloggers, and the Two Are One In the Same

Everyone, whether they realize it or not, reads blogs. At least everyone that reads stuff on the Internet. A lot of times I very intentionally try to only read legitimate news … Continue reading The Internet Is Full of Mean People and Bloggers, and the Two Are One In the Same

Sorry fellas, but I’m taken… (a video blog book trailer)

When you watch this video, you’re going to fall into one of two camps: 1) You will be a man and find yourself kicking yourself for not having found me … Continue reading Sorry fellas, but I’m taken… (a video blog book trailer)

So you can get my book for 99 CENTS this week…

Who doesn’t have a dollar to spend on themselves this holiday season? Well I am one of them, but let’s not go there. I mean that this holiday season you … Continue reading So you can get my book for 99 CENTS this week…

An Open Letter To Martha Stewart, From A Blogger (Not An Expert)

Last Sunday, I – like many – spent the majority of my day relaxing and perusing around the Internet. For the most part, I was just minding my own business. … Continue reading An Open Letter To Martha Stewart, From A Blogger (Not An Expert)

Everyone Shut Up and Listen To Me – NOW (STFU Fridays)

I’m super cranky, faithful blog followers. So cranky I think the best way to describe my attitude would be as snarly, and my facial expression as sheer hatred. Of everything. … Continue reading Everyone Shut Up and Listen To Me – NOW (STFU Fridays)

STFU Fridays: Stop Blogging and Start Writing, People

Blogher13 is on. For those of you not into the whole blogging community thing, Blogher is an annual conference for … duh … bloggers. I’ve never been, so I won’t … Continue reading STFU Fridays: Stop Blogging and Start Writing, People

Chicagoland Bloggie Friend Frolic

I’m super duper sorry that I’ve been so minimal on the blog these last few weeks, you guys. It’s just that life got crazy a few days before we left … Continue reading Chicagoland Bloggie Friend Frolic

Has the Blogosphere Become High School All Over Again?

Short answer: YES. Long answer: I wrote a blog about six months ago called “Are Bloggers Becoming Mean Girls?” In it I argued against the notion that bloggers are cliquey. … Continue reading Has the Blogosphere Become High School All Over Again?

48 Hour Technology Strike

Keep track of my strike time at http://countingdownto.com/countdown/223092 I’m going on strike. Not from a job because – I think we all know – I don’t work. I mean I work … Continue reading 48 Hour Technology Strike

My Thoughts on Blogger Awards and Facebook Shout Outs

Quite frankly, I think they’re fucking stupid. Please don’t take this the wrong way if you do the blogger award thing, or if you do that daily list of tagging … Continue reading My Thoughts on Blogger Awards and Facebook Shout Outs