Clio Blue-stocking tales with a poignant self-examination (and we wish she’d always had her wonderful partner).
Budget Blonde talks about how to get money side hustling– hint: there’s a lot of rejection involved.
Academic cog had some great posts this week. This first one on rethinking writing was serious and asks if you’d still write if you didn’t have to for your job, but this one on keeping warm cracked us up.
Evolving PF asks if there are frugal practices you’ve learned to love over time so that they don’t seem like sacrifices.
Afford anything turns the “passion” idea on its head, noting that you can’t have a passion about something you’ve never experienced. I’m not sure it’s true for everyone, but I definitely have started to like things after starting to study them.
Feralhomemaking on realistic positive thinking. (And God bless the pessimists, for they have provided the back-up systems.)
What now gets inside my head about how I think I’d be a crappy administrator and yet I tend to step in when one is needed, except it’s her and not me.
Cnn says that stress really does cause pre-mature greying.
CNN also celebrates Free to Be You and Me. If you have kids, they need this album!
The frugal girl has a simple heuristic about how much stuff you should own. I note that since I have enough space for the fondue pot and I’m really happy the once or twice a year we use it (as a hot pot), I think it can stay.
The punchline on this somthingpositive cracked me up (not the part about bad phone sex).
Get ready for objectify a male tech writer day.
Fox stole Jonathan Coulton’s cover of Baby got Back and is selling it. Fox sucks.