Truth be told, I dislike the title “Blogger”. Yes, I have a Blog and I’m writing on it. I get it. But I feel like it’s a little too simple to capture the story-telling, soul-searching, community-building, brand-partnering, influencing, entertaining and validating that happens up here in the Blogosphere – not to mention across multiple social media platforms. […]
There’s so much good (and not so) stuff going on that we figured a weekly “What Happened” would be fun. Here’s our debut for week of October 14th, 2013. Government re-opens. Congress passes a deal that extends the debt ceiling and our Government Shutdown is over. Back to normal. A new kind of nauseating normal. Here’s […]
My husband comes from a family of 10. You can say that his brother (a confessed, even proud, slob) would not care if my house is a disaster, but all it takes is one off-handed comment to one of my FOUR sisters-in-law and the family switchboard would get the broadcast: my husband is living in squalor. I love my mother in law dearly, but really, I don’t need her hearing about sand on the floor, much less cat puke.
I knew when the phone rang at 1:30 in the morning that the news wasn’t good, yet there was a small part of me that hoped it was one of my co-workers calling about an issue with the event we were planning for BlogHer. I’d just left the Hilton two hours earlier in the midst […]