Thinking through the ramifications and risks of making money off of my jewelry hobby, I finally settle on what makes most sense, to me.
I reason to myself that selling handmade beadwork is not a viable route to economic self-sufficiency in my local culture, and begin to outline what I will do with my time and energy from this point forward.
Well hello there! After writing last night, I didn’t expect to have a change of heart! I’m pretty sure the rest of the world doesn’t celebrate this, but today was Thanksgiving in the US. Essentially…we saw a couple of people today whom we haven’t seen in person for two years, and got together over food.Continue reading “Celebrations”
Well, I found out what was bothering the tendon in my finger. It wasn’t typing. It was, rather, all the note-taking I’ve had to do for three classes. When I first began online learning (years ago), I was a bit shocked that I had to resort to analog recording methods outside of the computer. ItContinue reading “Business vs Art”
In which I re-vision the trajectory of my beadwork enterprise, and discuss this possible microbusiness attempt, in light of new information gained in Business classes.
In which I consider leveraging my current education into a career in distance-education academia, learning and teaching about media literacy.
Alternatives to Swarovski crystal beads.
Taking Business classes in some sense lets me know beforehand that my Business idea will likely not provide a livable amount of income.
I haven’t been working too much on my jewelry. The most I’ve done within the last week is logging, labeling, and storing a bunch of beads that arrived two weeks ago. Part of this had to do with quarantining incoming mail; part of it had to do with not being too hot on actually goingContinue reading “Routine Log #3: Various notes over the last week”
Over the last 11 years…I feel like I’ve been through a lot where it comes to seeing and acknowledging economic philosophies. This largely relates to aging and having to acknowledge the economic system in my area, in order to further my own independence. That is: over the past 11 years, I’ve been transitioning from beingContinue reading “Diversity of Motives”