Pre-Wedding Post

I leave for our wedding tomorrow morning, so I thought I should leave a note that I’m not neglecting my blog, I will just be disconnected from all things electronic for the next week. I’ve got some fun plans for the blog once I return in June, so get excited! In the meanwhile, enjoy some…

Small Talk

I hate small talk. It’s not that I’m not good at it, in fact I think I can fake it with the best of them. I just don’t get it. It’s a waste of my time and yours. I like to talk about substantial things, mind-blowing things. I will begin tutoring with a company in…

Neanderthals

Last night, Matt and I watched a NOVA episode about Neanderthals. We had previously watched a documentary on Netflix tracing human evolution that discussed the relationship between Neanderthals and homo sapiens, so we thought we were pretty up-to-date. For those of you unaware, Neanderthals are thought to have evolved separately from the homo sapien line;…

Catcalls

Today’s topic may be more appropriate for my friend, Charles, who runs a feminist blog and website. I’ve seen this subject covered on women’s pages before, but between my incident yesterday and a discussion with Erin last night, I wanted to add my insight. My commute home on the D.C. beltway generally takes around 40…

Struggles of a Budding Freelancer

I’ve been keeping busy lately. In addition to planning my wedding (which is in less than two weeks), I continue to work my full-time job as a technical writer/editor while looking for supplemental freelance writing and editing work. It may not sound like a lot, but answering to multiple bosses with multiple deadlines (and the…