Month: January 2014

Thrifting Haul

The office that I work in has a beautiful view of Lake Mendota.  We are right on the edge of the lake and get to see it all—the sailboats, the crew team practice, the sunsets.  I love it and I’m thankful every day that…

Blogroll

When I get home from work, I usually spend a few hours staring at my iPad.  An eight-hour day of staring at my work computer doesn’t limit my desire to do some serious internets consumption when I get home.  I’ve HEARD of the place…

Five Jobs in Five Years

I’ve held five different jobs in five years.  Which is bad.  You aren’t supposed to change up professional jobs every year and you aren’t supposed to stay at a job less than a year. Well, I’ve done it and I’ve lived to tell about…

Is Grad School Worth It?

Right after I turned 18, I wrote down my life plan while snacking on some cheese on a July afternoon.  Some gems from that document include that I would get married at 23 (I’ll only be six years late to that party), have a…

The Only Resolution I’ve Kept

Happy New Year!  2014 is here.  Crazy.  I still think the 90s were a decade ago. So…I am a chronic resolution maker.  I love the idea of a fresh start.  My resolutions are pretty typical:  be healthier, floss more!, read more, save money.  Every…