Email Archive

(like a blog, but not)

I hate knowing I've missed everything before I joined an email list. I want to binge!!!

So I'm putting my emails here, in case you're the same. 

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circular logic (the good kind) entrepreneurship mindset perfectionism Jan 23, 2024

Well, last week was a week, wasn't it?

In my neck of the woods, we had a Monday holiday.

Then two snow days.

Then, finally, a day of school!

...and then another snow day. 

We only had a few flurries last year, so these snows that dropped enough for sledding--and canceled school!--were a BIG...

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frogs and ladders (and other non-sequiturs) adhd authenticity failure knitting mindset perfectionism Jan 09, 2024

Happy New Year! I can still say that, right? I mean, my holiday decorations are still up.

I hope you were able to get some downtime for yourself over the holiday.

I did. At least, I did after I decided to slow roll into 2024 instead of trying to get all of 2024 planned while also trying to manage...

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👋🏻 so glad that twit's gone (no offense, old me) authenticity failure mindset perfectionism Dec 05, 2023

I'm not proud of this, but I used to be an envious little twit.

I found it hard to be genuinely happy for my friends when good things happened in their careers.

I mean, I wasn't a total ass-hat about it.

I was happy for them. And I'd congratulate them and celebrate the news.

But inside I was...

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here's a picture of my dog (sometimes writing subject lines is hard) authenticity mindset perfectionism Nov 03, 2023

When I was little, I thought people said "It's a doggie-dog world."

I knew from the context it meant something negative.

I wasn't clear on why dogs were involved. Maybe it just meant not good for humans? Like how if something's "gone to the dogs" it was no longer good?

So I figured if something...

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i just can't pretend today (things are NOT fine) authenticity entrepreneurship mindset perfectionism Oct 27, 2023

So, the world’s on fire. Even with my limited news diet, I know this.

And we’re all just supposed go on being productive?


The thing is, I actually really want to be productive right now.

Because what I want more than anything is to re-write that “always be productive”...

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the lesson of sister mary loquacious (besides just wanting a cup of tea) adhd authenticity failure mindset perfectionism Oct 19, 2023

I was absolutely certain I sent a weekly email last week.

I would've bet on it.

Aaaaannnnd....I would've lost. Because I definitely did not.

It's the kind of thing I could really beat myself up about.

And that's exactly what I would've done to myself in the past.

Somewhere in my formative years,...

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what's with all the hats? (do they at least complement my face?) entrepreneurship perfectionism Sep 15, 2023

How many times did you ask yourself this week, "whyyyyyyyy do I have to do SO MANY THINGS?"

Life as an adult is exhausting and overwhelming.

I wish I could tell you that all vanishes when you start a business. But then the pants on my lyin' butt would catch fire, and I do not want that headache.

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i almost didn't send this (my brain wasn't cooperating this week) mindset perfectionism Aug 25, 2023

At 10:15 pm last night (Thursday), I started this email.

But my goal is to send emails out on Thursday. During the day.

Theoretically, I should’ve made it. I had a draft done earlier this week.

The trouble was, I simply couldn’t finish it. Even though I really like writing.

This was...

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well, i wasn't really ready for that (but guess what happened?) entrepreneurship perfectionism Aug 17, 2023

A short, slim nightstand lived between the twin beds of sisters for at least two generations. What secrets was it privvy to?

The first sisters I know of were my mom and aunt. But for all I know, it may have been in a room with my grandmother and her sister before that.

The second pair was me and...

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