Stratification ~ The other side of the prologue 

In writing my last post, I realized that there’s another side to this whole societal stratification thing: I inadvertently left out the ones who usually get left out of the conversation. Oops.  My bad.  Didn’t mean to do that. The oversight is especially surprising because this latter group is the one of which I’m a … More Stratification ~ The other side of the prologue 


(Quick preface note: when I speak of rich vs poor, I’m not trying to drive a wedge between statuses–I.e., class warfare–nor do I take a judgmental view toward the poor of any kind, period.  We ourselves have been living month to month for the past seven years, so I can honestly say: I get it, … More Stratification

A different kind of career advice ~ A message for employers

A long time ago in a galaxy far, far away, I worked for other people.  I was a drifter who didn’t move around, a good employee that ironically never worked out long-term.  It’s been 13 years now (holy god(dess)) but I still remember the (un)thrill of the job hunt and the dark side of the … More A different kind of career advice ~ A message for employers

The spring upswing

I feel myself shifting into high gear.  My energy is waxing without effort for the summer, just as it waned against my will during the winter.  This Waxing Thing is definitely well-underway. Back then, in the wintertime, I felt the instinctive urge to hibernate.  I wanted nothing more than to curl up under a blanket, … More The spring upswing

Memories of clinging

During the years of 2010, 2011, and even 2012, I blogged a lot on here. I shared with you my favorite books, CDs, music genres, websites, my health issues, and how damn good it felt to leave Dallas for greener and hillier San Antonio pastures. I talked about how good it felt to have graduated … More Memories of clinging