Beadwork and writing — two of my most beloved crafts — are taking a back seat to the more pressing question of self-sufficiency and personal financial independence. I have decided on a career path, finally; but what place do these things I now call, “hobbies,” have in my life?
February 14, 2022, ~ 9:30 PM: Just let me say right now that I’m really angry, and I don’t really know why. I suspect it relates to the way I have (or have not) been caring for myself over the last week or two. There’s nothing I can do about it at this point exceptContinue reading “Daily Reflection: #001”
A free-write focused on finding my way along an Information-based career path and an avocation of writing. Discusses the influence of the book, _Me, Myself, and Us_, by Brian R. Little (2014).
It seems like the last semester, plus focusing on caring for myself and others, has really taken the momentum out of my beading. That’s not to mention the ongoing job search, which I am engaging with very poorly, even if it is just for research purposes. I’m not sure how far to go into theContinue reading “Future”
This is going to be another off-topic post. Right now I have a week before classes end, but I need to check in with myself before going all-in with study. I just have not been keeping up with myself over the last couple of months. I have been keeping up with assignments, but that’s different.Continue reading “Pre-planning”
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”
The future of this blog is discussed; directions may change in the near future.
In which I consider leveraging my current education into a career in distance-education academia, learning and teaching about media literacy.
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”